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 …

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 …

Wild Colombia (Colombia Silvestre)

Poster Planeta.com launches this brand new guide to Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Sierra de la Macarena Sierra de La Macarena National Natural Park Chiribiquete National Park Chiribiquete National Park Parks parquesnacionales.gov.co – @ParquesColombia parquesnacionales.gov.co/portal/ecoturismo insituradio.parquesnacionales.gov.co mapas.parquesnacionales.gov.co:9090/visor_parques colombia.travel/en/international-tourist/sightseeing-what-to-do/nature/natural-parks icanh.gov.co/index.php?idcategoria=6214 …

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 …

Chiribiquete National Park

Buzzwords Looking for a roadmap to responsible, conscious, Indigenous eco, local tourism? So are we. Updating this guide to the newly-named World Heritage Spot. Breaking (July 2018) – The 42WHC has inscribed Chiribiquete National Park as a world heritage site 42nd Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee #42whc Chiribiquete National Natural Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional …

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. Nested between two continents, Colombia is a country of contrasts. To the west lies the Pacific Ocean, where hundreds of humpback whales mate and give birth …

Los Katíos National Park

UNESCO: Extending over 72,000 ha in north-western Colombia, Los Katios National Park comprises low hills, forests and humid plains. An exceptional biological diversity is found in the park, which is home to many threatened animal species, as well as many endemic plants. Los Katíos National Park has great biological wealth and a privileged role in …

Sixth Session of the IPBES Plenary

Poster The sixth session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) took place in Medellin, Colombia March 17-24, 2019. Hashtag: #IPBES6 The opening ceremony included livestreaming video: webcast-ipbes6-stakeholders IPBES is the intergovernmental body which assesses the state of biodiversity and of the ecosystem services it provides to society, in response to requests …

Medellín

Photo: Luis Pérez: Tarde Medellín is the second-largest city in Colombia and the capital of the department of Antioquia. Embedded Tweets Medellín será el escenario mundial de la biodiversidad https://t.co/D5L6diMoIc @ipsnoticias @telesurenglish @ronmader — comunidades locales (@clalyc) February 14, 2018 Key Links https://www.medellin.gov.co Planeta.com Colombia