The Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta, Walking Among Birds
The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is one of the most beautiful places in Colombia. This unique region in the country’s northern Atlantic coast has several different climate zones, allowing visitors to enjoy its extraordinary ecosystems, which are brimming with local and endemic species of fauna and flora.
The Sierra Nevada is an isolated mountain range surrounded by the ocean and low drylands that have essentially made it an island within the continent.
Those that have enjoyed a sunrise at the summit of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, know that those are experiences difficult to describe and impossible to forget.
As I gazed at this fascinating world, I heard the great flocks of parrots passing by. They were the first to fly, awakening the earth with joyous and noisy calls. Soon, they were joined by other birds with their songs and the hummingbirds with their loud buzzes among the fragrant flowering trees.
The Sierra Nevada awakens intense feelings of connection with the land and its creatures. It is a fantastic place that surrounds me with its magic of colors, sounds, and fragrances. It embraces me with the dense mist of its mountains, the sun’s brightness on the sea, and the song of its birds.
Come with me to visit one of the most beautiful places on earth: