Pilar: Little Explorer, Big World. Children Book Series. Crowdfunding Project with GoFundMe. It’s been a dream of mine to develop a series of books that will inspire and educate children, with a special emphasis on empowering young girls to dream big, and to understand they should aim for the stars to pursue their goals. With your help, this book series could become a reality, allowing me to inspire children and to help parents around the world.
This week, several Colombian media have given space in their pages to talk about the feature articled published by National Geographic Creative photographer Kike Calvo on the National Geographic Blog. Some of the papers include: Portal Caribe , Canal Tropical and Zona Cero. Advertisements
“Our family, two adults and 3 adult children, had the pleasure of visiting Colombia and traveling with Colombia Photo Expeditions. It was an amazing trip as we learned about Columbia’s history, culture and people. The trip was well organized and Chris our expedition leader was welcoming and knowledgeable. There was something for everyone from the wonderful food to the salsa clubs and adventurous outings. … Read More Colombia: It was an Amazing Trip
The carnival is the second largest in the world, second only to Rio de Janeiro. In 2003, it was named one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Colombia Photo Expeditions offers you the best photo tours to capture this event.
For Gigi and myself this trip was a “Maslow Peak experience” We have been traveling since our early 20’s and have been to 150 plus countries….and only handful do we rate as a peak experience…Miss you all..a great group.
In Feb 2018 we had the opportunity to visit Colombia on a unique photo expedition with Colombia Photo Expeditions. This was our second visit to Colombia in 13 months; our first visit in Jan 2017 with Colombia Birdwatch included 2 weeks exploring Cali, the Cauca Valley, and the Central & Western Andes where we saw over 350 different species of birds. We knew we … Read More Reflections of our Epic 2-week discovery of Colombia
A selection of photographs taken by the participants of our February 2018 Caribbean Colombia Photo Expedition. Participant list include: Christopher Calonje, Anna Calonje, Nano Calvo, Vivian Carrascal, Jen Gussman, Jim and Deborah Frank, Amy Mackling, Jen Hamilton, Pat Robinson, Susanne Chantal, Bob Schafer, Susan Bowman, Joe and Gigi Shurman and Grace O’Mally. All images belong to the photographers. To join our 2019 Expedition, visit … Read More Uncover Diverse Colombia: Caribbean Expedition Photo Gallery, Feb. 2018
Diverse Colombia by Colombia Photo Expeditions, in which Kike Calvo profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on Colombia for journalism, ecotourism, science, exploration and photography. On a recent article on Environmental Values, an international peer-reviewed journal from White Horse Press, about philosophy, economics, politics, sociology, geography, anthropology and ecology authors Nicolás Acosta García, Katharine Farrell, Hannu Heikkinen and Simo Sarkki focused on the remote biodiversity hotspot of Utría National Park in Colombia. The Park … Read More A Teleological Approach to the Wicked Problem of Managing Utría National Park
This post is the latest in the series Uncover Diverse Colombia by Colombia Photo Expeditions, in which Kike Calvo profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on Colombia for journalism, ecotourism, science, exploration and photography. A new journal article in Caldasia about the pollen of Colombian magnolias by Marcela Serna-González and César Velásquez-Ruiz was recently published by the Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. The articles unveils how Colombia, with 36 species, … Read More Pollen of Colombian Magnolias
This post is the latest in the series Uncover Diverse Colombia by Colombia Photo Expeditions, in which Kike Calvo profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on Colombia for journalism, ecotourism, science, exploration and photography. The Colombian Caribbean, one of the most biodiverse regions in the world, is facing great challenges in biodiversity conservation due to accelerated ecosystem transformations and the territorial planning required for peacemaking. A … Read More Biodiversity and Ecosystem Challenges in the Colombian Caribbean