For the past several years, the Colombian Amazon has been hit harder by deforestation than any other region in the country, according to the Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology, and Environmental Studies (IDEAM). The institute’s 2020 report found that 158,894 hectares (about 1,589 square kilometers or 613 sq miles) were deforested in Colombia in 2019. Of […]
From animal encounters in rainforests to culinary experiences in historic cities, Colombia offers a heady mix of wild and cosmopolitan.
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Beautifully frozen in time and unaffected by crowds of tourists—Allegra Zagami guarantees you won’t find any bachelorette parties here.
Miles of rolling mountains in the Andean rainforest and colorful colonial-era towns: Here’s what it’s like to travel through Colombia’s Coffee Triangle; Lisa Marion Smith; Business Insider
It was a minor culture shock to go from Colombia’s cloudy, cold, and cosmopolitan capital to Pereira: hot, mountain tropical, and a mere 4,600 feet.
Take a journey back in time when you visit the delightful Colombian trading port, a Unesco World Heritage site…
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Cartagena, set on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, is becoming a must-visit, especially for Americans and Canadians enjoying new, convenient flight routes. Find out the best things to do in one of South America’s most exciting cities.
Cartagena’s narrow streets and gorgeous architecture have made its Old Town one of Latin America’s most popular destinations.
The smallest farms are being hit the hardest…
The port of Cartagena de Indias, as the city on the north coast of Colombia is officially called, has always been of great significance to the country. In pre-Columbian times the combative Carib Indians offered strong resistance to all the colonizing expeditions that tried to land on their beaches.
The most charming elements of Colombia’s colonial towns have been wonderfully preserved, giving each a sense of magic in the air.
Elephants, rhinos, whales, and other imperiled species received a boost this year.
Source: 7 ways wildlife won in 2018
The mysterious statues of San Agustín and underground tombs of Tierradentro, in southern Colombia, are finally rising from the dead after being off-limits for decades.
Colombia’s Serrania de Chiribiquete Natural National Park is home to nearly 3,000 animal and plant species…
Discover why this city is quickly becoming one of the most fashionable destinations in South America.
Colombia’s new president faces daunting environmental challenges; Antonio Jose Paz Cardona; MongaBay
On August 7, Juan Manuel Santos ceased to be the president of Colombia and handed over the office to Iván Duque, who was the right-wing candidate for the Democratic Center…