El Cocuy – A Secret Colombia Above the Clouds

A great article in today’s New York Times about El Cocuy National Park, Colombia. Simply click on the travel.nytimes.com link below the beautiful picture for the full article….

” …Rising from the Plains of Arauca, near the Venezuelan border, El Cocuy National Park covers over 1,000 square miles of terrain and 15,000 vertical feet. Its stratified ecosystems shelter red-footed tortoises, pumas, howling monkeys, tapirs and, soaring above them all, condors. U’Wa Indian reservations make up half the park’s domain. Tourism is concentrated in the Sierra Nevada, covering just 2 percent of the park… “

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