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Sacred waters

Shrouded in mists, well above the treeline, and surrounded by the eerie silhouettes of “frailejones” (giant tree-like daisies in the genus Espletia), Iguaque Lake ( 5°41’14.94″N  73°26’11.92″W ) offers a special experience for visitors that brave the steep 1000 m … Continue reading

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A walk to Lake Iguaque

Colombia-Iguaque, a set on Flickr. We left at dawn from Villa de Leyva, hiring a bus to take us up to to the  national park headquarters and start of the track to Iguaque.  Mid-slope tropical forest persists in the moist … Continue reading

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