Whether it is to take professional photographs, to keep memories or to become the envy of all Instagram, Colombia offers magical places to discover with landscapes that seem to come out of stories or the best novels by Gabriel García Márquez, standing out for its diversity in flora and fauna, unique in the world.
Just by traveling from one region to another, the landscape can change completely. For example, it is possible to go from a cold climate to a hot climate in just a few hours. A good photograph is capable of capturing moments and making us remember the emotions and experiences lived in a place.
That’s why ekotravels.com presents some well-known destinations where you can take incredible photos that will dazzle travel lovers.
The first is Caño Cristales, located in the Serranía de La Macarena, a natural wonder created by a river’s crystalline waters that reveal yellow, blue, green, red, and black colors. It is caused by a phenomenon that occurs thanks to an aquatic plant. In addition to the spectacular panoramic view, there are hundreds of species of birds, amphibians, and reptiles, among other animals. A real gem to discover.
Another impressive landscape to photograph is the Sanctuary of Las Lajas, located in Ipiales in the Department of Nariño, it can be considered the most beautiful church in all of Colombia. Its Gothic architecture on a bridge surrounded by nature with two arches that cross a river, makes it a majestic structure that never goes unnoticed.
And the last unmissable place, but no less special for a good photograph, is the 220-meter monolith located in El Peñol, a municipality near Guatapé, a few hours from Medellín.
From above you can take panoramic photographs of the place and the reservoir that surrounds it. And from below, you can see the immensity of this stone with a landscape that defies reality.
In addition, touring the streets of Guatapé with its houses of all colors and cobbled streets is an unforgettable experience, added to the water attractions such as taking a boat ride, canoeing, flyboarding or riding a Jetsky.