Category Archives: Salento

A Guide to the Cocora Valley – Salento, Colombia – Home to the Tallest Palm Trees in the World!

One of the most recognisable tourist attractions in Colombia, the Cocora Valley (Valle de Cocora) is home to the country’s national tree and symbol, the towering Quindío wax palm.  An easy trip from Salento, the region was our favourite and a must-see on any Colombian itinerary. Formed in 1985 (which might I add, was a mighty […]

Salento Travel Guide: Buses to/from Medellín and Bogota (Bogota to Salento | Salento to Bogota | Medellín to Salento | Salento to Medellín)

If you’re travelling to Medellín or Bogota and have a little extra time up your sleeve, you’ll want to include a visit to the incredible palm trees of Salento – the only question is how you’ll get there. Whether you’re travelling from Medellín or Bogota to Salento, this guide will help ensure you make it […]