Chingaza's majestic moors rise high above Cundinamarca.

The majestic moors of Chingaza

High above Bogotá lies Chingaza, a wild moorland and critical hydrological ecosystem that is also home to rare plant and animal species.
Colombia's Rio Magdalena, as photographed by Jorge Panchoaga.

Last light on Colombia’s ‘River of Tombs’

Photographer Jorge Panchoaga captures last light on Colombia's principal river, the Magdalena, a key route for travel, transporting goods and a source of food for centuries.

Big Picture: Sixty years of color and tradition in Medellín

Big Picture: The Medellín flower parade celebrated 60 years with an impressive parade of flowers from the region's farms and highlight on Colombia's busy festival calendar.

Big Picture: The San José galleon from a Rembus 6000

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution confirmed Monday that a REMBUS 6000 submersible vehicle captured thousands of images of the "holy grail of shipwrecks" - the Galeón San José

Morning view of Monguí

Big Picture. The colonial town of Monguí in the central Boyacá highlands was one of the first settlements in the Americas.
Las Lajas

Las Lajas and the bridge of faith

The Las Lajas cathedral in Ipiales is one of Colombia's most iconic landmarks, and has been named one of the world's most beautiful churches.
Chivas in Antioquia

Rush hour along the Chiva trail

Colombia's colorful Chivas provide a traditional and unique form of transportation, particularly in the country's central Andes region.

Sumapaz: Into the ‘País de Niebla”

A lagoon is blanketed by clouds and wild frailejón in the high-altitude wetland of Sumapaz.
A curious passenger gets ready for a ride. (Photo by Alejandra Parra)

Bogotá in front of the camera in ‘Otrora’

Alejandra Parra's work features Bogotá from fresh perspectives in the Otrora exhibition, which runs through mid-November.

Maypures: Waterway of the “Eighth Wonder of the World”

Photographer Gabriel Eisenband captured this impressive picture of the Maypures rapids in the Tuparro National Park.
In Colombia, cumbia music and dance are traditions that stretch all the way back to Africa. (Photo by Carlos Bernate)

Cumbia by candlelight

With origins in Africa, Cumbia is nonetheless a deeply ingrained part of Colombian traditional culture.

Big Picture: The old colored doors of Quindío

After multiple trips to the heart of Colombia's Coffee Axis, Dutch photographer Fetze Weerstra created a stunning collage of the old doors of Quindío.

Big Picture: The long journey across the Llanos Orientales

Carlos Pineda's latest coffeetable book "Faena de Llano" is a visual document of daily life on Colombia's Eastern Plains.

Big Picture: A palm grows in La Candelaria

The mood may recall Marrakech, but even though there is no beach nor desert close to the Colombian capital, palms have been growing in La Candelaria for centuries.

Big Picture from Colombia: A meeting of mules in Tolima

Photographer Mike Evans has released a book of stunning images taken during seven years in Colombia. We share a Big Picture taken in Murillo, Tolima.
Gathering of indigenous leaders from across Colombia to honor Mother Earth in the Sumapaz wetlands. Photo: Eden Krsmanovic

Harmony for the sacred páramo of Sumapaz

A gathering at high altitude in the Sumapaz brought together indigenous representatives from across Colombia to tribute Mother Nature.

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