• Colombia

    Colombia´s most beautiful towns

    Colombia has large cities, known around the world, that attract thousands of tourists each year such as Bogotá, Medellín and Cartagena. However, only a few know that our country also features hundreds of small hidden treasures, many of them a legacy of our colonial past. Here are our 5 favorite Colombian towns: places frozen in time, lost among our vast landscapes and waiting for you to make a long-lasting print on your memory. 1. Santa Cruz de Mompox, Bolívar On Margarita Island – Colombia´s largest river island– and surrounded by the calm waters of the Magdalena River, stands a magical colonial town: Santa Cruz de Mompox, 150 mi from Cartagena.…

  • Colombia

    National Natural Parks of Colombia

    If you have read our previous posts, you know that our rich culture and our multiethnic past has resulted in a varied and almost endless cultural legacy. Today, however, we would like to address our natural heritage, just as magical and amazing as the cultural one and to which, in fact, it is inevitably tied.   Colombia is one of the few members that make up that elite group of mega-diverse countries on the planet. This makes us proudly hold some records on biodiversity: we are the country with the largest number of birds and butterflies, for example. This great biodiversity is mainly preserved in 59 protected natural areas that represent…