Páramo Ecosystem

Páramos are ecosystems unique to the high Andes. Colombia is lucky enough to be home to more páramo area than any other country in the world!
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Giant Frailejones at Chingaza National Park - near Bogota, Colombia

Giant Frailejones at Chingaza National Park - near Bogota, Colombia

Rainbow over a páramo lagoon at Chingaza National Park - near Bogota, Colombia

Rainbow over a páramo lagoon at Chingaza National Park - near Bogota, Colombia

Frailejones - the quintessential páramo plant

Frailejones - the quintessential páramo plant

Páramo de Santaurban (Santander, Colombia)

Páramo de Santaurban (Santander, Colombia)

Hiking at Sumapaz National Park, one of the largest Páramo areas in the world.

Hiking at Sumapaz National Park, one of the largest Páramo areas in the world.

Local páramo plant life

Local páramo plant life


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I am not from Colombia but this is one of my pet peeves.... COLOMBIA! No CoLUMbia!

I am not from Colombia but this is one of my pet peeves.... COLOMBIA! No CoLUMbia!

Esta es Colombia... ¿Que en Colombia no tenemos carros voladores? vea pues papa', la chiva teleférica, -ingenio Colombiano en Pitalito, Huila

Esta es Colombia... ¿Que en Colombia no tenemos carros voladores? vea pues papa', la chiva teleférica, -ingenio Colombiano en Pitalito, Huila

Plaza de Bolívar   Si tu #DestinoFavorito es #Bogota visitanos en www.easyfly.com.co/Vuelos/Tiquetes/vuelos-desde-bogota

Plaza de Bolívar Si tu #DestinoFavorito es #Bogota visitanos en www.easyfly.com.co/Vuelos/Tiquetes/vuelos-desde-bogota

The steep streets of San Gil, Colombia. Check out MotoQuest´s Colombia: Valleys of the Andes Motorcycle Adventure here: https://www.motoquest.com/guided-motorcycle-tour.php?colombia-valleys-of-the-andes-motorcycle-adventure-48

The steep streets of San Gil, Colombia. Check out MotoQuest´s Colombia: Valleys of the Andes Motorcycle Adventure here: https://www.motoquest.com/guided-motorcycle-tour.php?colombia-valleys-of-the-andes-motorcycle-adventure-48

Hotel on the Beach near Capurgana, Choco,Colombia: With 105 meters sea beach front, this unique hotel is situated directly on a beach in the Caribbean Sea. There is plenty of nature to enjoy as a beautiful coral reef in front of the hotel that offers good conditions for scuba diving and snorkeling. Capurgana is a very famous Colombian holiday spot for Eco-tourism. Because of the unique environment the area is the top honeymoon destination in Colombia. #Travel #Places #Hotels #Colombia…

Hotel on the Beach near Capurgana, Choco,Colombia: With 105 meters sea beach front, this unique hotel is situated directly on a beach in the Caribbean Sea. There is plenty of nature to enjoy as a beautiful coral reef in front of the hotel that offers good conditions for scuba diving and snorkeling. Capurgana is a very famous Colombian holiday spot for Eco-tourism. Because of the unique environment the area is the top honeymoon destination in Colombia. #Travel #Places #Hotels #Colombia…

Colombia. Ciudad Perdida (lost city) known as Buritaca, Teyuna Tairona is the arch. site of an ancient city in Sierra Nevada. Founded about 800 AD (650 y. earlier than Machu Picchu in Peru).Was probably the political/ manuf. center on the Buritaca River, the pop. ca 8000. It consists 169 terraces carved into the mountainside, a net of tiled roads, several small circular plaza s.The entrance only after a climb up some 1,200 stone steps through dense jungle. (text by aliXeMona, source…

Colombia. Ciudad Perdida (lost city) known as Buritaca, Teyuna Tairona is the arch. site of an ancient city in Sierra Nevada. Founded about 800 AD (650 y. earlier than Machu Picchu in Peru).Was probably the political/ manuf. center on the Buritaca River, the pop. ca 8000. It consists 169 terraces carved into the mountainside, a net of tiled roads, several small circular plaza s.The entrance only after a climb up some 1,200 stone steps through dense jungle. (text by aliXeMona, source…

Zipaquirá is the "Salt Cathedral" outside Bogota, Colombia. You have to walk 1.5km underground to reach this chamber.

Zipaquirá is the "Salt Cathedral" outside Bogota, Colombia. You have to walk 1.5km underground to reach this chamber.

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