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Santa Marta Sightseeing Tour
"After pickup from your hotel in Santa Marta depart by coach for La Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino located about 20 minutes away. With your guide tour the grounds of this 17th-century hacienda famous as the site where Simón Bolívar died in 1830. As you view the Altar of the Homeland and the Altar of the Fatherland each memorializing Bolívar — called 'El Libertador' (The Liberator) — learn how the military and political revolutionary led Colombia and neighboring Latin American countries to independence from Spanish rule. See the flags of the Americas on display in you’ll find ancient trees and more than 150 plant species on display
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Crystal Beach and Tayrona National Park Day Trip from Santa Marta
"Your tour from Santa Marta begins with the approximate 1-hour drive to Tayrona National Natural Park with your guide. One of Colombia’s most popular national parks Tayrona is spread across 7410 acres (3000 hectares) of sea and 29650 acres (12000 hectares) of land in the rainforest-clad foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. As you explore the park keep your eyes and ears open for native wildlife
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Tayrona National Park and Beach Day Trip from Santa Marta
"After hotel pickup your day trip from Santa Marta starts with a 1-hour drive to Cañaveral the main entrance to Tayrona National Natural Park. One of Colombia’s most-visited national parks Tayrona encompasses 7410 acres (3000 hectares) of sea and 29650 acres (12
From $88.00

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The Tradition of Wayuu Knitting

For the Wayuu people knitting, crocheting and weaving is much more than a cultural activity. It is a way to express their creativity, intelligence and wisdom. A practice is carried from generation to...
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Wayuu - People of the Colombian Desert

The Wayuu, an indigenous group belonging to the Arawak linguistic family, have inhabited the Guajira Peninsula for centuries. They are successful survivors of the tragic destiny that fell upon most...
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Shrimp Farming

Local communities are trying to protect mangroves, salt-tolerant evergreen forests found along sheltered coastlines, shallow-water lagoons, estuaries, rivers or deltas. Fishermen and farmers depend on...
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Trafficking of Venezuelan Gasoline

The small towns close to the border with Venezuela are teeming with smuggled goods, from cigarettes, brand-name whiskies and stereos to gasoline and cars. Gasoline is the prime merchandise, easily...
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Extremo Nororiental Del Corregimiento, Cabo De La Vela
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Calle 4 No. 4-138 Avenida Principal Cuestecitas Albania, 443001
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Cabo de la Vela (Al lado del centro de salud), +57
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"THE GUAJIRA ...THE NATURE DREAM"
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