Colombia’s Treasure – the Colossal Wax Palms of Cocora Valley

The Quindio wax palm makes its home high in the mountains of the Andes, and unlike any other palms can reach incredible heights of 60 m (200 feet) or more.

Palm trees usually conjure up images of subtropical beaches, sipping cocktails through a straw stuck in a coconut shell. However, the Quindío wax palm makes its home high in the mountains of the Andes, and unlike any other palms can reach incredible heights of 60 m (200 feet) or more. Continue reading “Colombia’s Treasure – the Colossal Wax Palms of Cocora Valley”