Wild Colombia (Colombia Silvestre)

Photo: Luis Pérez, Parque Nacional Natural Tatamá (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. Headlines¿A dónde ir para conocer los cuerpos de agua que caracterizan …


Photo: Sebastian Moreno, Oophaga lehmanni (Some rights reserved) 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. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/uv1KvEbYJSbvg6G98 Cities Parks Features Planeta.com

Carlos Vives

Spotlight on Colombian actor / composer / singer Carlos Vives Key Linkscarlosvives.com HeadlinesA conversation with Colombian pop star Carlos Vives WikipediaCarlos Vives Planeta


Photo: Louis Vest, Carnival (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Barranquilla, Colombia Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/GsqSfxEicYD1LyaP6 Governmentbarranquilla.gov.co Videos WikipediaBarranquilla Planeta


Photo: Luis Pérez: Tarde (Some rights reserved) Medellín is the second-largest city in Colombia and the capital of the department of Antioquia. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/NKbnybwXPMJeJ9rMA Governmentmedellin.gov.cocorantioquia.gov.co – @Corantioquia UniversitiesUniversidad de Antioquia Elsewhere on the Webacimedellin.org Embedded Tweets WikipediaMedellín Planeta.com

Colombia Links

Colombia flag What would locals like others know about Colombia? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesCajas de compensación entrarían al negocio de turismo socialThey used to kidnap tourists. Now Colombia’s ex-rebels run a hotel for them [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] @ParquesColombia @[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] Facebookinstituto.humboldtNew Frontiers Flickr GroupsEl Museo del Oro visto por sus visitantesPaisajes y naturaleza …

Chiribiquete National Park

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) 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 Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/q5rnYH7He4y13HYd9 Chiribiquete National Natural Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Natural (PNN) …

Bogotá Links

Bogotá Flag What would locals like others know about Bogotá? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe Eater Guide to Bogotá Governmentgobiernobogota.gov.co Recommended ListeningThe Arts Hour – On Tour in Bogota – @bbcworldservice (Feb 2019) [email protected] Parksculturarecreacionydeporte.gov.co Parque Gilma Jiménez Simon Bolivar ParktripadvisorWikipedia Photos WikipediaBogotá Planeta


Photo: Pedro Szekely, View of Bogota from La Candelaria (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Colombia’s capital, and largest city, Bogotá. Bogotá sits approximately 8,660 feet (2,640 meters) above the sea level in the Andean Highlands. Bogotá has developed a rapid transit system and encourages eco-friendly modes of transport. It now boasts Latin America’s largest network …

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 …