Minca is, a small village of about 600 people at an elevation of 650m in the Sierra Nevada above Santa Marta and home to waterfalls and an organic coffee plantation. Located about 20 miles south east from Santa Marta, with fresher nights, Minca is a peace of heaven where you want to stay a few […]
Bogotá is a huge city, with a population of about 8.8 million people, Bogota sits approximately 2640m above sea level in the Colombian Andes region. Orientation is relatively easy, as the mountains to the east are generally visible from most parts of the city. Bogotá is a city of contrasts, and as such it offers […]
Leticia is a city in the Amazonas department of Colombia. It is part of a contiguous settlement that includes Tabatinga in Brazil. On a nearby island in the river is Santa Rosa, which is part of Peru.
Guatapé is a small, very pretty lakeside town in Eastern Antioquia, about 1.5 hours from Medellín, Colombia. The picturesque town of Guatapé is known as the Pueblo de Zócalos, named for the beautifully sculpted and painted depictions of village life that adorn the lower half of most buildings in the town center.
Medellín is the second largest city in Colombia. It has over 3 million people and is the capital of the department of Antioquia. It’s set in a valley running south to north just under one hour by plane from Bogotá. In 2013 Medellin was awarded the Innovative City of the Year by The Wall Street […]
Salento is a sleepy little town in Quindío department, in the Zona Cafetera region of Colombia. On weekends and holidays, the town is flooded by tourists from Armenia and Pereira. Don’t miss the Valle de Cocora where grows Colombia’s national symbol, the 60 meters high wax palms. The landscape is surreal!