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

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”