Food in Colombia

Colombia is one of the most striking countries in South America. Its strategic location, with wide coasts on both the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, allow it to be the liaison between the countries in the northern and southern hemispheres. Colombia, with 1,141,178 square kilometers, (similar to France and Spain combined) has approximately 48 million […]

El Rocío, the great catholic pilgrimage in Spain.

Every year, more than one million people cross the forests of Doñana National Park on a pilgrimage that lasts a little more than a week, sleeping surrounded by what may be, the last virgin natural setting in all of Europe. Typical clothing, and singing and dancing to flamenco music, announce every year that ‘El Camino’ […]

Amazon, a fragile treasure

Amazonia is the world’s largest dense tropical forest area. Home to thousands bird species, millions of insects and anphibians, jaguars, large snakes and fascinating beings like the pink dolphin. Among them, an indigenous tribe survives in the dense jungle. Far from being the savage warriors who fought against the Spanish crown four hundrerd years ago, […]

Devil´s carnival in Riosucio

Riosucio is a tiny city in Colombia at the foot of a mountain. At its peak, people say, the devil lives. From there, he guards the hive of activity that happens in this small town every two years, when the carnival is celebrated in his honor, an event considered of intangible cultural heritage that attracts […]

La Mojana, no fish in the flooded house

La Mojana is a wetland territory with an area of over 500,000 hectares in the momposina region at the Colombian Caribbean, covering the plains watered by the Cauca and San Jorge rivers. It is a landscape of swamps interconnected by “caños” and variable flood zones that mitigate the spills caused by rain in the upper […]

Santa Cruz del Islote, a full island

The islet of Santa Cruz is a small piece of land that grew in size due to human intervention. Ancient fishermen from the area settled there looking to evade the mosquito plague on other islands. Today is considered one of the most densely populated places on earth, in less than one hectare of land approximately […]

Porro in the Sinú

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