Birding La Planada and Rio Ñambí in Nariño, Colombia

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15 November 2017

Birding La Planada and Rio Ñambí in Nariño, Colombia

In the 1990s, the natural reserves of La Planada and Rio Ñambí were two of the most popular and in-demand destinations for birders, herpetologists, botanists, and anyone with an interest in the natural world in the whole of Colombia. Their incredible biodiversity brought some of the foremost experts in the world to the rainy Western Andean slopes of Nariño, and the names La Planada and Rio Ñambí were famous. 

5 Reasons to Visit Barranquilla, Colombia (Besides Carnival)

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08 November 2017

5 Reasons to Visit Barranquilla, Colombia (Besides Carnival)

The fourth largest city in Colombia, Barranquilla, is famous for its annual carnival, whose slogan is “Quien lo vive, es quien lo goza!” (Those who live it are those who enjoy it!) But what about the rest of the year? Fondly known by locals as “La Arenosa” (the sand), and often considered a mere stop between Cartagena and Santa Marta, there is plenty to do in Barranquilla after the parades of Carnaval have ended. 

Colombia: The Land of Biodiversity

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01 November 2017

Colombia: The Land of Biodiversity

Before I had ever been on a trip to Colombia, a Colombian told me to be careful if I ever went to his country. Not because it was a dangerous place, but because if I went, I might fall in love and never come back. With the country, of course! Not a man, silly. 

Why Baby Boomers Should Travel to Colombia

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25 October 2017

Why Baby Boomers Should Travel to Colombia

As a Baby Boomer, you can finally start enjoying longer vacation time rather than just rushed, long weekends. This means you can also take advantage and travel a little further!

And although it might seem more convenient to travel within your country, you’d be surprised at all that Colombia has to offer. So get off the beaten path and explore this next ‘it’ tourist destination! 

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