Mompos

A small UNESCO recognized colonial town along the banks of the Magdalena River in Colombia. A visit here is to experience a time past, one of myths and legends, as if it had been plucked from the pages of a novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
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slow paced Mompox, Colombia

Travel to Mompox, Colombia where doing nothing is the best way to let the town's long history sink in on the banks of the mighty Magdalena River.

Bogota Stereotype No.7: the Dog Owner

Bogota Stereotype the Dog Owner - Richard McColl

The Guaqueros of Mompos

The Guaqueros of Mompos - Richard McColl

Casa San Rafael or Mompos House No.3

The restoration of Casa San Rafael or Mompos House is a slow and steady process but is underway. Richard McColl talks of the daunting challenge ahead

Casa San Rafael or Mompos House No.3

The restoration of Casa San Rafael or Mompos House is a slow and steady process but is underway. Richard McColl talks of the daunting challenge ahead

Jumping from the tree

A surreal photograph of a young boy jumping from the tree into the river at Mompos sheds some light onto the surreal nature of life in the town.

This video, shot in January 2013, shows the historical colonial town of Santa Cruz de Mompox (also know more commonly as Mompox). It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and noted for its well preserved churches and buildings. For information on the town and its UNESCO listing go to: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/742  Still images from Colombia are at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/communitymediaworks/8555613195/in/set-72157632992834876/lightbox/

This video, shot in January shows the historical colonial town of Santa Cruz de Mompox (also know more commonly as Mompox or Mompos). It is listed as a UNESCO…

Mompox, far from Everything or at the Center of Nothing

Rain Alone Cannot Solve our Water Crisis

Rain Alone Cannot Solve our Water Crisis - Richard McColl

The Lasting Effect of the Mompox Jazz Festival

The lasting effects of the Mompox Jazz Festival are further reaching than an economic boon for the town's industries says journalist Richard McColl

Update on my book, "The Mompos Project" - Richard McColl

Update on my book, "The Mompos Project" - Richard McColl

yellow red and blue

Despite losing, Mompos celebrates the national team's loss to Brazil in the World Cup quarter finals in quite some fashion.

Mompos and Colombia celebrate the loss to Brazil

The Colombian national football team were beaten on the night in Fortaleza versus Brazil, but look, listen and learn as these guys in Mompos, Bolivar sho.

Pre Hispanic Remains in Mompos

Pre Hispanic Remains in Mompos - Richard McColl

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