HURTADO GARCIA ANDRES
An adventurous explorer of remote places and hidden trails, mountain climber of international renown and navigator of rivers and rapids, Andrés Hurtado García is famous throughout Colombia for the weekly column he writes on environment, travel and education in the country's leading daily newspaper. His talents and unquenchable thirst for new horizons have led him to explore every corner of Colombia, traveling inch by inch over a fabulous terrain that even his fellow citizens do not know, regardless of natural dangers and the insecure political situation. Among his other skills, he is an accomplished photographer, which is clearly seen in the excellent photos in this book, which reveal the most remote, inaccessible and secret places of beauty and mystery in Colombia. These photos are complemented by a delicious written account of his travels, full of anecdote and humor and a wide assortment of the curious characters he has run into. Providing an in-depth coverage of more than thirty of the most extraordinary sites in Colombia, this book is a unique and unrepeatable tour of a country whose landscape and wildlife have few parallels in the world.