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Would you like to see pictures of people like you? Well, you have arrived at the right section: Colombia as seen from the cameras of other tourists. A variety of points of view, cameras, intentions, details…
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The Colombian Amazon is a destination replete with life, with unparalleled fauna and flora, where the queen mother is nature herself. Places as pristine as this one hardly exist on our planet anymore. Look at the photos of travelers from around the world who visited this fascinating place and fell in love with it.
Colombia celebrates 200 years of independence; it is now two centuries since Bolivar led his troops into battle. And as Colombians, we today celebrate independence, the places which bore witness to the battles and treaties, the marches and expeditions, the uniting of a people, and the aspiration to freedom, today witnesses of those events. These are the traces of our bicentenary, portrayed by the eye of the tourist´s camera.
The city of Cartagena, with its narrow colonial streets, balconies full of tropical flowers, delicious fresh fruit carried on the heads of women vendors knows as palenqueras, entrances everyone. The pictures taken by travelers who discovered this fascinating destination will make you understand why Cartagena is unique.
Every December, Colombia dons festive attire and fills up with lights. During the Christmas season, plazas, parks, streets, and balconies shine with color and figurines of angels, reindeer, Santa Claus… Christmas in Colombia is a feast of joy and smiles. We invite you to take a tour of pictures taken by tourists of Colombia’s principal cities and their Christmas decoration.
Colombia has many facets that may be seen through various kinds of lenses and types of photography: black and white, panoramic, 360° panoramic, lomo, spherical, stereographic, etc. On this occasion, we would like to show you the best images of foreigners who visited the country and took pictures in black and white.
Colombia is a country with an amazing diversity of climates, landscapes, altitudes, temperatures, flora, and food products – a fact that makes for an equally varied cuisine. Each region has its own dish that distinguishes it from the others for its ingredients, tastes, and aromas. Take a first look at Colombia’s culinary wealth through dishes as seen by the eyes of tourists who visited our country.
With its romantic cobblestone streets and colonial balconies and patios, La Candelaria captures everyone at first sight. Sitting in front of any of its numerous of churches while drinking a cup of delicious Colombian coffee and admiring the monumental Andes Mountains that embrace this historical quarter of Bogotá is undoubtedly the best memory of the capital of Colombia.
In this gallery of photos taken by visitors to this Colombian region, you will see fascinating landscapes of Cabo de la Vela; refreshing breezes; a desert; a tropical sea in many shades of blue; a salt mine; and colorful hammocks, bags, and blankets made by women of the Wayúu Indian community using their original embroidery techniques. La Guajira is a peninsula on the northernmost tip of continental Colombia.
Los Nevados National Natural Park is located in the Café Triangle not far from the city of Manizales. Traveling from the hot climate and the green coffee-covered hills of the coffee zone of Colombia to enter the páramo and glacial thermal floors to admire snow-capped volcanoes and feel the snow under your feet while being so close to the equator is in itself a unique and unforgettable experience.
Mountains, rivers, seas, planes, deserts, jungles, woodlands..... With its variety of ecosystems, Colombia has thousands of different species of plants and animals. This biodiversity, unique in the world, means that each place in Colombia has its own living scenery. There are more than 45,000 species of plants and 7000 species of animals, making Colombia a destination full of nature in every corner of its territory. This is how tourists like you see this marvelous biodiversity.
If you wish to discover a true paradise, accept our invitation to get to know Providencia Island, in the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia, and Santa Catalina. The fantastic images captured by our tourists allow you to submerge in the magic of the seven-colored sea, taste the delicious gastronomy, and get acquainted with Afro-Caribbean architecture.
The Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral is located not far from Bogotá and 180 meters underground. The site was used for salt exploitation since the times of the Spanish Conquest. At present, the former mines are a beautiful cathedral that became one of the most famous and visited religious destinations in Colombia. It is also considered one of the country’s most famous archaeological constructions.
In just one location, Tayrona provides a whole range of landscapes and tourists attractions contained on a snow-capped mountain, whose lower part is turned green by the jungle that covers it and, further down, becomes a blue sea, unspoiled beaches, and leafy tropical vegetation. This is why London’s The Guardian daily newspaper placed this natural paradise on the list of the ten best destinations in the world.
The Coffee Park, in Montenegro, is right at the heart of the Cultural Coffee Landscape. The visitors who left these photographs had the opportunity to observe the production of the best coffee in the world, Colombian coffee.
Very near Bogotá, lies Villa de Leyva, a colonial town with white houses and an enormous cobblestone plaza. Its Kite Festival takes place in August; its Festival of the Lights in December. The following photographs were taken by tourists like you, who enjoyed this charming Colombian town.