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Colombia’s Chiribiquete National Park to more than double in size
Aug 22, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s Chiribiquete National Park to more than double in size

posted by Steven Cohen

On Wednesday, Colombia’s government announced a massive amplification of the territory protected by the Chiribiquete Natural National Park in the heart of the Colombian Amazon.

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City in Colombian Amazon unveils renovated airport
Jan 17, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

City in Colombian Amazon unveils renovated airport

posted by Toni Peters

The airport in Florencia, the capital of the southern Colombian Caqueta department, has received $6.2 million in investment Tuesday.

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Mar 25, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Amazon town of Nazareth bans tourists

posted by Toni Peters

Residents of the indigenous village of Nazareth in the Colombian Amazon have banned tourists from entering their community, newspaper The Guardian reported Friday. The village, which is a 20 minute  Full Article »

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Oct 15, 2010 Ξ Comments are off

Amazon not important to Colombians: Study

posted by Manuela Kuehr

A survey reveals that 67% of Colombians admit to knowing little about the Amazon region, while 73% say that what happens in the region is not important to them. The  Full Article »

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Apr 22, 2010 Ξ Comments are off

An Amazon jungle jaunt

posted by Cameron Sumpter

For anyone looking to experience the Amazon rainforest without waking up in the middle of the night covered in leeches, southern Colombia’s Amacayacu National Park offers the perfect mix of  Full Article »

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Oct 27, 2009 Ξ Comments are off

Indigenous initiative creates new national park

posted by Kirsten Begg

A new national park, baptized ‘Yaigojé’, in south-east Colombia was created following the initiative of indigenous groups in the area. All 1,060,603 hectares of the Yaigojé National Park is a  Full Article »

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Oct 1, 2009 Ξ Comments are off

Sail the Amazon on a 5-star luxury cruise ship

posted by Neda Vanovac

Spanish tour operator Iberostar is offering a unique four-day cruise through the Amazon on a luxury five-star cruiser, sure to be an unforgettable experience. More like a hotel than a  Full Article »

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Sep 8, 2009 Ξ Comments are off

Aviatur offers Amazon houseboat holidays

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombian travel agent Aviatur built fully equipped, two-story houseboats in the Amazon and Boyaca departments so tourists can enjoy Colombia’s stunning nature in luxury and silence. “The goal is to  Full Article »

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