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Central Colombia

Jul 28, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

A hike up to paradise: Colombia’s Iguaque Natl Park

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

The native Muiscas of the Cundinamarca-Boyaca Plateau consider their home to be the origin of all life. After a long hike to the top of the mountain and a quick  Full Article »

Central Colombia

Mar 5, 2014 Ξ Comments

How to climb Ritacuba Blanco in Colombia’s Cocuy National Park

posted by Taran Volckhausen

Colombia’s Cocuy National Park is not easily accessible. But for the intrepid, the park offers a surrealist high-alpine dreamscape combined with a chance to climb the country’s tallest accessible peak:  Full Article »

Central Colombia

EU pledges $410K for biodiversity project promoting Colombia’s ‘natural treasure’
Dec 6, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

EU pledges $410K for biodiversity project promoting Colombia’s ‘natural treasure’

posted by Andrew Wight

An historic Colombian hotel in the countryside outside of Bogota recently reopened its doors as an ecological museum and has now received $410,000 from the Europen Union to further develop  Full Article »

Central Colombia

Caño Cristales, the ‘natural jewel’ of Colombia, slowly discovered by tourists
May 16, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Caño Cristales, the ‘natural jewel’ of Colombia, slowly discovered by tourists

posted by Johnny Crisp

The famed Caño Cristales river, one of Colombia’s most beautiful natural sites and one of the most stunning water phenomenons on Earth, is slowly becoming more accessible to visitors as  Full Article »

Central Colombia

Apr 2, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Raquira, Colombia’s brightly colored town dripping with pottery (PHOTOS)

posted by Tara Morris

About 15 miles outside of Villa de Leyva, Boyaca – a quick day trip from the country’s capital Bogota – is the brilliantly colored colonial town, Raquira, known as the  Full Article »

Central Colombia

Oct 1, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Central Colombia to host cow-tail-pulling competition (VIDEO)

posted by Joey O'Gorman

The world rally of coleo, when men on horses pull the tails of bulls until they fall over, is to be held in Villavicencio in central Colombia from October 12  Full Article »

Central Colombia

Aug 31, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia celebrates 40th International Culture Festival

posted by Courtney Scott

Colombia’s 40th International Culture Festival kicked off in the central Boyaca department Friday. Over four decades, the biggest cultural event of the department has developed and grown into a design  Full Article »

Central Colombia

Aug 7, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

International theater festival for peace returns to Colombia

posted by Courtney Scott

The second International Theater Festival for Peace will return to the central Colombian city of Barrancabermeja for nine days of collective creativity. The festival will be held from September 15  Full Article »

Central Colombia

Jun 10, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Massive tomato fight returns to Colombia (photos)

posted by Adriaan Alsema

After an absence of two years, locals from a village in central Colombia were finally able to hold their massive tomato battle, known as “Tomatina” Sunday. Some 20,000 people showed  Full Article »

Central Colombia

Mar 27, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia to build world’s largest Christ statue

posted by Sarah Kinosian

A wildlife-themed adventure park in central Colombia is planning to build the two largest statues of Jesus in the world by Easter 2013, local media reported Tuesday. The entire project  Full Article »

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