Walking in the Amazon Rainforest & Piranha Fishing

A trip without cruising the Amazon river or stepping inside the Amazon rainforest is like a trip to London without visiting the Big Ben or the Tower Bridge. Leticia which is in the heart of the Amazonian forest provide easy access to the rainforest, and though in this day trip it wasn’t deep inside the jungle, it’s still part of the Amazon rainforest 😉. 

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Guatape

Our trip from Medellin to Guatape was super easy, and convenient, from the moment we stepped out of the plane and then getting the bus to Guatape. We took the bus from the airport to Nutibara, and because we stayed at Nutibara hotel, which was where the bus’s last stop from the airport, the location was perfect, only 2 minutes walk to the hotel.

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Sol Muisca Villa De Leyva

Located about 4.7km away from the town, and situated opposite the Stonehenge of Colombia or also known as “El Infiernito“, Sol Muisca is a place where one can learn more about the Muisca culture through a guided tour. The Muiscas is an indigenous people of the Central Americas, and they are one of the four advanced civilizations besides Aztec, Maya and Incas. This ancient civilization still exists, but the population of the Muisca has drastically decreased in the modern days. Continue reading “Sol Muisca Villa De Leyva”

Casa Terracota

Casa Terracota or also known as The house of the Flintstones is the biggest earthenware in the world. Measuring at 500m², this giant craft built by Octavio Mendoza located about 1.9km away from Plaza Mayor. Constructed by using the four elements – earth, water, fire and air, the architect hopes to promote a harmonies lifestyle with the surrounding environment and also raise awareness about the damages of modern construction to nature. Continue reading “Casa Terracota”