By: Mary and Mirelly
This is president Juan Manual Santos
He was born August 10, 1951, Bogotá, Colombia
Colombia's government symbol
Vice president of Colombia
Colombia 's tourism
If it’s postcard-perfect beaches you’re after, look no further. San Andres is a more popular island, but the secluded beaches at Providencia are some of Colombia’s finest. Another one is... Tayrona National Park, If idyllic beaches and hours spent relaxing with coconuts to eat sounds like your idea of heaven, Tayrona is the place for you. The last one is... La Guajira, turquoise waters and fiery sands abound in this surreal area of Colombia – the most northern region of South America.
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In that year, the conquest of the
Incas in Peru gave the
Spaniards strategic positions
in the north and south for the
subjugation and colonization
of Colombia.During this period,
the Andes were occupied by
a number of indigenous groups
that ranged from stratified
agricultural chiefdoms to tropical
farm villages and nomadic
The social structures of these groups
were destroyed during the conquest,
as Indians were forced into slavery
to exploit the natural riches of the
country. As the number of casualties
in the Indian population increased due to
starvation and disease brought by the
conquistadors and to the intense labor of
slavery, Spain imported slaves from Africa
for gold and silver mining on the Pacific
coast. Spaniards were referred to
as Peninsulars, while their
were called criollos (Creoles).
Miscegenation produced people of
mixed race known to the Spaniardsas the castas (castes).
A picture of a war during the colombian revolution
A key part of Colombia's history
Spainards in Colombia
When spaindiards found Colombia
Places To visit in Colombia
San Andres and Provincia are two islands off the coast of Colombia. Blessed with beautiful, year-round weather and some of the most sparkling waters you’re likely to see, both are incredible options for anyone looking for a bit of relaxation in the Caribbean.While San Andres may be a little more built up, it still retains its small island charms and laid back atmosphere. Providencia, however, takes this to whole new levels. Littered with secluded beaches and only sparsely populated, it’s your own personal island adventure.
El Cocuy Snow-capped mountains? In Colombia? You betcha. This challenging but rewarding hike up El Cocuy is one of Colombia’s most surprising highlights. While Colombia is making a name for itself as a country that defies expectations, surely even the most liberal and open-minded of travelers wouldn’t expect to need to pack clothes for the snow when they visit the
Few beaches take the breath away quite like the ones you find at Tayrona National Park. With its rugged coastlines, wild jungles and epic mountain-scapes you’ll swear you’ve just wandered onto the set of Lost.
San Andres and Providencia
San Andres and Providencia
If it’s postcard-perfect beaches you’re after, look no further. San Andres is a more popular island, but the secluded beaches at Providencia are some of Colombia’s finest
Snow-capped mountains? In Colombia? You betcha. This challenging but rewarding hike up El Cocuy is one of Colombia’s most surprising highlights.
Tayrona National Park
If idyllic beaches and hours spent relaxing with coconuts to eat sounds like your idea of heaven, Tayrona is the place for you.