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LA GUAJIRA tourist attractions

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La Guajira is the northernmost region of Colombia. It covers a large part of the Caribbean coast with beautiful beaches. There are also desert areas, and part of the region is inhabited by the Wayuu Indian tribe, which has never been conquered by the Spaniards.

The region is a great place for people who appreciate contact with nature, extraordinary landscapes and traditional cultures. It is located on the La Guajira Peninsula, the interior of which is covered by the Guajira Desert. It can be traversed by off-road vehicles. On the edge of the peninsula is the Cape of Punta Gallinas, the northernmost point of South America.

The coast of La Guajira is known for its golden sandy beaches. In turn, the vicinity of Cape Cabo de La Vela is known for its excellent conditions for kitesurfing. The main attraction of the La Guajira coast are the flocks of flamingos that live here, which can be admired in their natural habitat.

When visiting La Guajira, you can find villages inhabited by the Wayuu Indians. It is a nomadic tribe that has never been defeated by the Spaniards. It lives on the border between Colombia and Venezuela and is known for its handicrafts, such as beautiful woven handbags and jewelry. These items can be purchased directly from the vendors in the villages.