World Environment Day 2020

Photo: Cornerstone Park June 5 is World Environment Day. Hashtag: #WorldEnvironmentDay “We recommend celebrating World Environment Day every day of the year,” said Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. The theme for 2020 is biodiversity. Key Links worldenvironmentday.global Media Facebook @UNEnvironment Questions = Preguntas How do we improve understanding of biodiversity? Besides email, are there other ways …

Colombia’s Ciudad Perdida

Photo: Katie Bordner Colombia – Ciudad Perdida is the archaeological site of an ancient city in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. It is believed to have been founded about 800 CE, some 650 years earlier than Machu Picchu. This location is also known as “Teyuna” and “Buritaca 200.” 2020 Global Heritage Fund is teaming …

Colombia

Photo: Sebastian Moreno, Oophaga lehmanni Located in northwestern South America, Colombia is bordered to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador; to the north by the Caribbean Sea; to the north west by Panama and to the west by the Pacific Ocean. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about …

Wild Colombia (Colombia Silvestre)

Poster Spotlight on Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Monday, May 25 Turismo: Ciencia, redes sociales y viajeros en el tour de la conservación. El próximo lunes 25 de mayo a las 5 pm hora de Colombia https://www.facebook.com/Yaguaret%C3%A9-Science-and-Nature-100314468049371 Turismo: Ciencia, …

Cartagena

Photo: Museo del Oro Zenú A vibrant city on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia, Cartagena is a UNESCO World Heritage located southwest of the Sierra Santa Marta, a biodiversity hotspot. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/sMNV4eR99jy7hoDJA Embedded Tweets Participa en nuestro conversatorio para una Cartagena Sostenible hoy a las 3:00 PM. Inscríbete https://t.co/eXpimXxvbt pic.twitter.com/Vsd9GMz6EL — AmCham Cartagena (@amchamcartagena) May …

Colombia Links

Colombia flag Links related to Colombia presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Cajas de compensación entrarían al negocio de turismo social They used to kidnap tourists. Now Colombia’s ex-rebels run a hotel for them https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/colombia-farc-rebels-amazon-jungle-travel-guides-tourism-holiday-travel-monkeys-a8615886.html In Colombia, Shade-Grown Coffee Sustains Songbirds and People Alike A conversation with Colombian pop star Carlos Vives Pablo Escobar’s Hippos …

Armenia, Colombia

Photo: Museo del Oro Elsewhere on the Web TripAdvisor Lonely Planet Gold Museum https://thecitypaperbogota.com/features/maria-alicia-uribe-of-bogotas-gold-museum-talks-about-the-80-year-collection/23063 https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g319823-d7742637-Reviews-Museo_del_Oro_Quimbaya-Armenia_Quindio_Department.html Wikipedia: Armenia is the capital of Quindio Department. It is one of the main centers of the national economy and of the Colombian coffee growing axis. Armenia is a medium-sized city and part of the “coffee triangle” with Pereira and …

Chimichagua

Wikipedia: Chimichagua is a city and municipality in the central region of the Department of Cesar, Colombia. The municipality seat lies by the Cienaga de Zapatosa marshes. Embedded Tweets Embellish your home with an original Columbian textile from Asociación de Artesanos de Chimichagua. Find yours at this years Market! July 12-14th. Tickets on Sale now! …

Bogotá

Photo: Pedro Szekely, View of Bogota from La Candelaria Colombia’s capital, and largest city, Bogotá is in many ways a microcosm of South America. In its historic center in the district of La Candelaria you can see the restored mansions of the Spanish colonisers, while the northern areas of the city are made up of …