VALLE DEL CAUCA REGION
Cali "Sabrosura" land and Colombian Pacific Rythms
Cali Colombia; capital of valle del Cauca department, it is one of the main cities of this beautiful Colombian region, which surprises us with its overwhelmingly and cheerful culture. No wonder; besides being the main urban center, cultural, enconomic, industrial and agrarian center of the south west of the country (where it`s the main production is the sugar cane that makes lovely landskapes), also, it counts with a nice warm weather, with an average temperature of 24.0 °C (73.6 °F); Cali is the city of Rumba par excellence
Who didn't ever heard about Salsa stories? we're happy to tell you that Colombian SALSA dancers that represent our country internationally are from Cali. It is imposible to visit Cali and didn't dance it. And, if you have not lived the experience of enjoying its gastronomy, such as the "Chuleta Valluna", "aborrajado" or a refreshing "lulada", in Cali jargon we only can say "Que delicia Ois!"
Also, Valle del Cauca region has many more stories. Cali and its Salsa is only one of its rythms; this region also include dances from the Colombian Pacific, born from african descendants cultures; that wrote an important part of the history of our country.
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Colombian coffee Region: Medellin, Manizales, Pereira, Armenia.
A good colombian coffee always leads us to think about this beautiful region. Mainly constituted by 4 cities known as the coffee landscape: Medellin (capital of Antioquia department), Manizales (Capital of Caldas department), Pereira (Capital of Risaralda department), and Armenia (Capital of Risaralda department); they produce a coffee of international category, thanks to more than 47 towns, 500 villages and more than 100K colombian coffee growing families participating in the sector.The Paisa region not only stand out because of its hard working people, this is one of the most kind Colombian Region, thanks to the "paisa" and its unique characteristics such as: its joy, cheerful and strong character that teaches us everything is possible and every goal can be reached.
The local festivities are part of this experiences too: La Feria de las Flores (from Medellin), La feria de Manizales , the Carnaval del Diablo (from Riosucio - Caldas) and National Coffee Reign; among others.
Eh ave Maria! and what's up with the gastronomy?. If you are visiting Colombia, you have to eat a Bandeja Paisa? Did you know, this typical Colombian dish comes from the tradition of the Arrieros (muleteers)? The Bandeja Paisa is a typical dish characteristic of the arrieros, mountain men that used to travel with their mules throwgh long distances to complete their working journeys. Of course, also from this region you will learn to dance and open your appetite with a good with a good Colombian "Aguardiente".
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CARIBBEAN COAST REGION
The incredible and unforgettable Colombian Caribbean: Santa Marta, Cartagena, Barranquilla, Sincelejo and Monteria
Being the northernmost continental and maritime natural region of the country, constituted by 5 main cities, with a population of more than 10 million inhabitants; appears this beautiful region of the Colombian Caribbean, where cultures, experiences, myths and legends (the weeping woman, the caiman man, among others) and landscapes internationally known as the Tayrona natural national park, "Islas Corales del Rosario" and San Bernardo National Park and Sanctuary of fauna and flora of the Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta, among others; they make it possible for these cities to become tourist places that make thousands of foreigners fall in love each year of its cities. An unforgettable experience is visit its beaches and step on its white and soft sands !!
And this is just a characteristic of this region. Did you know that each region of the Colombian Caribbean handles a dialect and its own pronunciation? The same region, with different cultures! The festivities of this region are also part of the experience: Carnival of Barranquilla (declared by Unesco "Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity" in 2003), Independence celebrations of Cartagena, Sea parties; among others. If you are visiting the Caribbean Colombisn Region you must learn to dance Mapale and to enjoy as a "Marimonda"!!
The gastronomy is also an incredible surprise, imagine finding sea food in all its presentations, and combinations of all the fruits you can imagine, "porque Ajá"!
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ALTIPLANO CUNDIBOYACENSE REGION
Boyacá and Cundinamarca: A aguapanela for this cool Summercé
Located in the eastern mountain range of the Andes, between the departments of Boyacá and Cundinamarca, including the regions of the Sabana de Bogotá, the valleys of Ubaté and Chiquinquirà and the valleys of Tunja, Duitama and Sogamoso; appears this beautiful cold region of Colombia (average 14.0 ° C). Its cities, such as Bogotá, and municipalities such as Tunja and Zipaquira, constitute an important pillar of the Colombian economy; where industrial and university centers, mining industries and agricultural and livestock production stand out; among others.
Interesting to know that one of its main crops corresponds to potatoes. If you visited this region you must eat a delicious Ajiaco!! Soup that contains all the potato mixes you can imagine and of course has an unparalleled flavor, and if you accompany it with a delicious and typical "Pera" cheese or "Envuelto de Lazorca" as entry, you will delight all your senses !! This is 1% of your gastronomy ...
The festivities of this region are also part of the experience: Lights Festival of "Villa de Leyva", "Bonanza Boyacense" in Tunja, National Contest of "Paipa" bands; among others. In this region you will find many intermingled cultures, but the most fascinating of them is to see their beautiful typical dances; as with its dresses, ruanas, long skirts, cloaks over the heads of women, braided hair; among others, they refer to a task or daily task associated with the cold of their region.
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