Local name of the country : Colombia (name from Christopher Colombus)
Languages : Spanish
For more information :
Hiking : Los Nevados National Park, The Cocora Valley, Caño Cristales, Ciudad Perdida (The Lost City Trek), Fin del Mundo Trek, Chingaza National Park, Chicamocha Canyon Ridge, Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, The Mavecure Hills, La Ruta Mutis, Caminata La Chorrera (La Chorrera Waterfall)
Expotur : is a local tour operator dedicated to provide meaningful travel experiences in natural areas of the city of Santa Marta and the Colombian Caribbean region. They work closely with indigenous and rural communities through sustainable community tourism, generating decent and well paid, respecting the environment and customs of the locals. Lost City Trek !
The Colombian Way : Hiking & Trekking
Andean’nTrail : Tours, Culture, Adventure, Trekking, Climbing, Mountain Biking. South America Travel Specialist.
Project Cordillera : Peaks & Pueblos, Les Nevados Trek
Tierra Latina : is a tour operator specialiste of South America. They offer a true immersion in touch with the local population.
Places to stay :
Mundo Nuevo : is a biological farm and an hostel dedicated to sustainability which aims at energy independence with permaculture projects, reforestation and beekeeping.
Chocó (Village World Label) : El Almejal Ecolodge & Rainforest Reserve
Cultural characteristics :
Some words to learn :
Holà / Buenas / Buenos dias – Hello / Good morning
Buenas tardes – Good evening
Lo siento – Excuse me
Me llama … – My name is …
Hablas Ingles ? – Do you speak English ?
Si – Yes
No – No
Gracias – Thank you
Buenas noches – Good night
Adios / Que te vaya a bien – Goodbye
Uno – One
Dos – Two
Tres – Three