This past winter was my best in the last 10 years I spent in the Mid West. The reason is nothing other than it was the warmest. Being someone who likes outdoors I hate when I have to stay at home because of cold weather. Besides, I lose 10 lbs in summer. No diet. My body likes warm weather so much it transforms itself to a new body.
Columbia is really a very beautiful place. You will know what I mean when you see pictures below: