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Lost City, Teyuna

Wednesday, 09 November 2011 04:14 Published in Lost City

Lost City Archeological Park, also known as Teyuna is located in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta which is the highest mountain in Colombia about 5775 meters high, has an approximate area of 17,000 km 2 distributed between the departments of Magdalena, Guajira and Cesar and she is the highest tropical mountain in the world and found only 42 kilometers from the sea. Also "Sierra" as it is called locally heat the floors have all since from its lower registers about 30 ° C which is warm dry until its snowy peaks which can reach temperatures of 0 ° C or less this happens in Bolivar and Colon Peaks which are the highest.

Chengue Bay

Tuesday, 18 October 2011 19:26 Published in Beaches of Tayrona

Chengue Bay is a small beach located in the Caribbean Coast of Colombia.

Customs House

Sunday, 23 January 2011 20:45 Published in Santa Marta Historical Downtown

 

History of the Customs House.

 

This building is considered to be the first architectural structure made by the Spanish not only in the city but in South America, located in the historical center (or downtown) of Santa Marta, which was where the city originally was founded and which has survived fires and earthquakes. The Customs House has also gone through many names and functions; at first it was the Government House, then the Customs Consulate, hence its name, which was a sort of Chamber of Commerce of the time. It was the only house in the world that had the privilege of having alive and dead the Liberator Simón Bolívar, since his body lied in burning chamber in the Hall on the second floor.

Customs House Today

 

 

 

Today, Customs House hosts the Museo del Oro (Gold Museum), which is a regional museum of the Banco de la Republica where you can see a collection of jewelry made by indigenous Tayrona and everything related to the culture of that wonderful race, ancient inhabitants of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.