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The Devil’s Cascade and a Tropical Bird Hole


Our car bounced and rattled over the rocky dirt path toward La Cascada del Diablo (The Devil’s Waterfall). This picture doesn’t begin to describe the roads – they get a lot worse. The population of Mogotes really thins out once … Continue reading

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Parrots and a Great View in San Gil


SAN GIL The “adventure capital” of Colombia Altitude: 1,114m (3,655ft) Population: 33,592 Temperature Year-Round: 24 to 32ºC (75-90°F) San Gil is hot. Well, for me and my pasty white gringa skin anyway. It’s the nearest big town to Mogotes, about … Continue reading

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Conversations with Colombians: Juan Manuel Cardona Granda


Juan lives in Medellín where he works in forestry, indulges in Colombian food and photographs wildlife. Check out his website here. Juan vive en Medellín donde él trabaja en silvicultura, disfruta la comida Colombiana y la fotografía de la naturaleza. Mire … Continue reading

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