Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Salento - March 2016

Salento is a town and municipality in the north-east of the department of QuindíoColombia. The municipality covers an area of 377.67 km2. It was the first settlement in Quindío of the modern era, and the first municipality founded in the department. The town of Salento is located 24 km northeast of Armenia
The town lies on a plateau above the Quindío river valley. The section of the river valley from Salento to the head of the river is known as the Cocora valley. The town is situated at an average altitude of 1895 meters above sea level, with steep drops to the valley floor at its northern and western perimeters.


Church of our Lady of Carmen
Main Plaza
Main Plaza in front of the Church
Main Plaza
Traditional Colonial Balcony
Colonial Buildings
Jeep ride to the mountains (Rum included)
The Palm trees are the national tree of Salento
Horse riding in the mountains
View of the mountains covered in Palm trees
Full Moon over Palm Trees
Full Moon through Palm Trees
Full Moon over the Church
Ladies night out?




3 comments:

  1. Mountains of Salento looks beautiful with Palm Trees all over. Nice pics. :-)

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  2. Beautiful and congrats on your new grandson blaise x

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  3. Beautiful and congrats on your new grandson blaise x

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