Providencia Colombia

Colombia is absolutely chock-a-block (translation for non-native English speakers: full of) with islands: it’s the only country in South America that has both Pacific and Caribbean coastlines, and lots of coast means lots of islands.  And we’re not talking windswept, weather-beaten, inaccessible rocks here (although there are a fair few of those as well): Colombia […]

Las Lajas Church Colombia

  Let’s get this out of the way now; yes, Colombia has a lot of churches…it’s a Catholic country, so there’s no shortage. And yes, some might say that other Colombian churches are more iconic that Las Lajas Sanctuary in Narino department: the churches of Mompos or Popayan, Bogota’s cathedral, Cartagena’s famous cupolas. However, if […]