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This is a guest post by Di Michelle, a digital marketer and world traveller currently exploring South America, and blogging about it on her travel blog ‘Slight North’. Over the next few months she will be sharing photographic tales of her Colombian travels with the Colombia Travel Blog through here travel photo diaries. Next up […]

trek el cocuy national park colombia

  After El Cocuy National Park reopened to visitors earlier this month (complete information here) I started reminiscing about the incredible week I spent in the wild Andean park in December 2011, when it was still entirely open to tourists and the full 5 day trekking circuit was still a possibility. My friend Colin and […]

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 […]

tamesis antioquia colombia

  Támesis – un pueblo muy bonito en el Valle de Cartama en la región del suroeste de Antioquia a aproximadamente 3 horas desde Medellín. Rodeado por una naturaleza espectacular que invita a parar y disfrutar de las vistas del hermoso paisaje totalmente verde y natural y casas antiguas con fachadas típicas de muchos colores, […]

Tayrona Park Closed

  Once again the decision has been taken by the Colombian National Park service to close the most popular of their sites, Tayrona National Park, for a month. After previously closing the park for a month in November of 2015 after local indigenous groups, who consider the park to be sacred, requested that it be […]

Las Gachas Guadalupe Santander

  En 2015 escribí una entrada en el blog sobre “el Caño Cristales de Santander” (por lo menos así lo bautizó yo) que se centró en los asombrosos ríos rojos que hay alrededor del pueblo de Guadalupe en el departamento de Santander y su similitud a la icónica atracción colombiana de Caño Cristales… la principal diferencia es […]

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  Last year a film was released in Colombia that captured the public’s imagination and quickly broke national box-office records – the film was a high-budget and spectacular wildlife documentary named Colombia: Magia Salvaje. The film delved into Colombia’s remarkable biodiversity, with incredible footage of some of Colombia’s most iconic wildlife. One sequence that stands out […]