Wild Colombia (Colombia Silvestre)

Poster 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. HeadlinesEnvironmental defenders in Colombia are being killed in alarming numbers – Vox INaturalistcolombia.inaturalist.orgprojects New!pionerosenconservacion.net – @P_Conservacion Ciclo [email protected]_siete [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] FacebookParques …

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 themhttps://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/colombia-farc-rebels-amazon-jungle-travel-guides-tourism-holiday-travel-monkeys-a8615886.htmlIn Colombia, Shade-Grown Coffee Sustains Songbirds and People AlikeA conversation with Colombian pop star Carlos Vives Pablo …

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

Bogotá

Photo: Pedro Szekely, View of Bogota from La Candelaria 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 of bicycle paths …

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. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/uv1KvEbYJSbvg6G98 Cities Parks Features Planeta.com

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.” 2020Global Heritage Fund is teaming up …

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 Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/q5rnYH7He4y13HYd9 Chiribiquete National Natural Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Natural (PNN) Serranía de Chiribiquete) is …

Colombia Celebrates National Wildlife Day

Colombia celebrates National Wildlife Day on July 30 Livestreaming video. El ambiente es de todos = The environment belongs to everyone ¡Acompánamos a celebrar el #DíaNacionalDeLaVidaSilvestre! El Ministro Ricardo Lozano conversará con Carlos Lasso, investigador del Instituto Humboldt, Fernando Trujillo, director de la Fundación Omacha y Hugo Mantilla Meluk, director del Centro de Estudios de …