el cocuy national park colombia

  The stunning El Cocuy National Park, which has been completely closed to visitors since February 2016, is set to reopen, albeit only partially, this Thursday, April 6. After extensive negotiations between the U’Wa indigenous community, who consider the park sacred, and the National Parks office of Colombia it has been announced that sections of […]

mavecure hills guainia colombia

  I went to see El Abrazo de la Serpiente in Bogota’s excellent alternative cinema, Cine Tonala (check out their website: they show a veriety of independent films from all over the world, serve cracking tacos, and host a weekly soul club!), just after it was first released in 2015 – yep, I know, I’m a shameless […]

tranquilandia guaviare

  Colombia is a stunningly diverse country, the second most biodiverse country on earth in fact. It’s also home to many landscapes and destinations that most people have never heard, and would never have imagined were in one country. Most travel guides only deal with less than 50% of the country (the armed conflict has […]

sonson antioquia

Voy a ser sincera: ya llevaba un buen tiempo viviendo en Antioquia pero nunca me habían recomendado a visitar a Sonsón. Llegué por primera vez ahí cuando hice escala en este pueblo para llegar a Nariño, Antioquia (un tesoro natural sobre el que escribí aquí) y me llamó la atención por el estilo colonial de las […]