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Our guide to Amazon Region by our Colombia local expert - The Amazon region comprises 42% of the Colombian territory, making it the least populated area of the country.
Our guide to Andean Region by our Colombia local expert - This region is named so because it is located in the vicinity of the Andes chain, the longest mountain range in ...
Our guide to Barranquilla by our Colombia local expert - Barranquilla is one of the most important cities in Colombia as it operates as a river port located on the Western bank of the Magdalena river. In the past, it was the main port from where travellers and goods arrived and departed, thus earning itself the name 'Puerta de oro' (The Golden Door). Barranquilla is the fourth most populated city of the country with a population of 1.6 million, after Bogotá, Medellin and Cali.
Our guide to Bogotá D.C. by our Colombia local expert -...
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Our guide to Cali by our Colombia local expert - "En Cali, los pies no caminan sino que bailan", (At Cali, feet don’t walk, they dance).
Our guide to Caribbean Region by our Colombia local expert - Bordering the Caribbean Sea for over 1,600km, this region is the most northern continental area of Colombia. It's comprised mainly of seven departments: Guajira, Magdalena, Cesar, Atlantico, Bolívar, Sucre and Cordoba. Their capital cities are, respectively: Riohacha, Santa Marta, Valledupar, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Sincelejo and Montería.
Our guide to Cartagena by our Colombia local expert - Founded in 1533 and named after Cartagena in Spain due to its key role in the development of the region during the ...
Our guide to Coffee Triangle by our Colombia local expert - The Coffee Triangle is made up of three departments; Caldas, Risaralda and Quindio, and their capital cities Pereira, Manizales and Armenia. It counts a population of over two million and stretches over five thousand square miles. The region was affected by a heavy earthquake in 1999 but has since recovered and surpassed its former economic prowess.
Our guide to Medellin by our Colombia local expert - Medellin is the second most populated city of Colombian territory, with an approximate population of 2.7 million people and an average temperature of 17°C. It is located in the middle of Aburra´s valley (a narrow valley within the central Cordillera of the Andes).
Our guide to National Parks by our Colombia local expert - ...
Our guide to Orinoquia Region by our Colombia local expert - Orinoquia is known for its beautiful landscape. Being in Colombia's geographical east, it is known in the country as 'the east plains of Colombia'.
Our guide to Pacific Region by our Colombia local expert - Colombia's Pacific region is known for being one of the wettest regions on the planet, measuring a rainfall of around 4000mm a year. It is the smallest of Colombia's regions and borders Panama and Ecuador. The area features two national parks which house tremendous wildlife. As the region's coastline faces the Pacific Ocean, it has great beaches and is very popular with holiday makers. As well as that it also has vast amounts of underwater life, including humpback whales which swim up from the south and are very popular with tourists.
Our guide to San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina by our Colombia local expert - Situated northwest of Colombia in the Caribbean Sea, the Archipelago of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina consist of two island groups that are part of the departments of Colombia located off the coast of Nicaragua. Considered to be one of the most striking islands of the country and holding one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, the islands include eight outlying banks and reefs. With African, English, Spanish and Dutch influences dating back to the times of pirates and privateers, the islands are recognised as a destination for enjoying the beaches, water sports, diving and ecotourism.
Our guide to Santa Marta by our Colombia local expert - Santa Marta, officially known as 'Distrito turistico, cultural e historico de Santa Marta' (Cultural, tourist and historic district of Santa Marta), is a Colombian city located between the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (the highest coastal mountain formation of the world, that reaches 5,775 metres) and the Caribbean Sea.
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