Apr 18

PHOTO ESSAY: Trekking in Tatacoa Desert

With the mention of Colombia, most people will conjure images of colonial gems like Cartagena, bustling metropolises such as Bogotá or idyllic beaches like the ones you’ll find in Tayrona National Park. Few will imagine the snow-capped peaks in El Cocuy we wrote about yesterday, or the incredible Mars-like lanscapes that stretch over the desert of Tatacoa.

For more information on Tatacoa Desert, click here. Before, just sit back and enjoy the view.

The red horizons of Tatacoa Desert
The red horizons of Tatacoa Desert
...And the moon-like landscape of the grey area of Tatacoa
…And the moon-like landscape of the grey area of Tatacoa
You could take the slow route... But it's more fun if you don't .
You could take the slow route… But it’s more fun if you don’t
Rock formations in Tatacoa
Rock formations in Tatacoa
It's not all fun and games...watch out for the cacti!
It’s not all fun and games…watch out for the cacti!
Desert landscape in Tatacoa
Desert landscape in Tatacoa
You can see why they call it a desert....
You can see why they call it a desert….
Tatacoa rock formation
Tatacoa rock formation
Spot the dog...
Spot the dog…
Grey rocks in the desert
Grey rocks in the desert
Cool off with a dip in the pool...Tatacoa's hot!
Cool off with a dip in the pool…Tatacoa’s hot!

Paul & Chris

 

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