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Jun 19, 2005 - Colombia - Salento

Salento...an oldy worldy cowboy town, where the architecture is made up of lots of differing and vibrant colours. The characters around the town provide great entertainment and people watching opportunities. We organise a jeep to visit the Valle de Cocora to see the Palms de Cera...the world's tallest palms, which grow up to sixty metres. These amazingly tall, thin wax palms have now been declared Colombia's national tree and placed under protection. Talking of protection, whilst we were hiking in this area, having abandoned our mules, we...

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