Colombia: The Bradt Travel Guide

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Bradt Travel Guides, 2008 - Travel - 454 pages

Much like neighboring Panama, Colombia is home to a fascinating mix of cultures and wildlife. The country has more plant and animal species per square mile than any other country in the world ? over 130,000 endemic plants and 1,900 species of bird ? and both coastlines (Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea) are rich in coral reefs and marine life. Sports enthusiasts are catered for with climbing, paragliding, fishing, diving and windsurfing, and for the culture vultures Colombia also boasts historic colonial and six sites with UNESCO World Heritage status.

 

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Contents

Chapter 2
45
PART
109
Chapter 4
151
Los Llanos
179
San Andrés Archipelago
197
Amazonia
229
The Southwest Interior
261
The Northwest Interior
291
The Pacific Coast
335
The Atlantic Coast
353
Appendix Amazon Wildlife Guide
415
Language
426
Further Information
432
Index
447
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Sarah Woods is an accomplished travel writer with extensive worldwide travel experience. She is author of Panama: The Bradt Travel Guide which won British Guild of Travel Writers' Best Guide Book Award in 2005.

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