Photographer's Note

Freshly taken 2 days ago, Guatap is a small quaint and colorful town 2 hours away from one of Colombia's biggest city, Medelln.

ON TAKING THE IMAGE:

I want to seriously thank Sergio (sacimar) cause without his photos I wouldn't able to learn about this beautiful town. I was first captivated by his photos then years forward, today, I myself was on this place, taking photographs. The moment was surreal and unbelievable, a TE destination dream come true.

INFO:

The picturesque town of Guatap is known as the Pueblo de Zcalos, named for the beautifully sculpted and painted depictions of village life that adorn the lower half of most buildings in the town center. On weekends, the waterfront malecn (boardwalk) fills up with local vendors selling beautiful Paisa art, food, and souvenirs, and the adventurous can take a ride on the Cable Vuelo, a canopy zipline over the lake. Popular boat tours visit the former site of Viejo Peol, a town which was submerged by the creation of the reservoir, which is now marked by a giant memorial cross.

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  • Copyright: Matt Man (i9l2y1m8a8t3) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 472 W: 61 N: 832] (4814)
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  • Date Taken: 2013-04-03
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  • Camera: Nikon D5000
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  • Date Submitted: 2013-04-05 8:17
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