Parc National Naturel de Utría, Chocó, Colombia

Mano Cambiada, the mangrove swamp of utría next door

After Nuqui, Guachalito and Jurubida, I finally come to Utria to know “Mano Cambiada”, Josefina’s sustainable tourism project who I quickly met in Bogota during the ANATA tourism show. I reach ma new destination once again aboard a small craft thirty-minute from Jurubida where I say goodbye to Carmen and Nohelia. Mano Cambiada Project Josefina more »

Posada donde Carmen y Carlina - Jurubidá - Chocó Colombia

Jurubidá, Rooming Houses within an Afrochocoano Village

It was aboard a local fisherman’s small boat that I reached the village of Jurubidá, located thirty minutes north of Nuquí, an “Afrochocoano” village because Jurubidá is primarily a “palenque” (a community founded by African slaves who managed to escape and take refuge in the dense rainforests of the Chocó Region). I am greeted at more »