|The old man (in orange) is stealing my green fleece pullover! I think.|
Well, have you seen enough statuary yet? Because I got more to show you. Introducing: Parque Arqueológico Alto de los Idolos near San Jose de Isnos. This was the last – I promise – of the stops to see San Agustín-style statuary.
|Teaser statuary at the park entrance|
|Manute Bol tall. And Manute Bol skinny.|
|Tomb guard duty|
|And it's reusable, too!|
On to Mesita B:
That last one (two photos) is a caiman. Except there are no caiman in Colombia. Never were. This shows that the roots of the indigenous people of this part of Colombia were from the Amazon. The headwaters of the Putumayo, which flows into the Amazon roughly at the southernmost point of Colombia, are just over a mountain ridge from here. So it's not really all that far of a trip from one far end of the Amazon basin to here.
The whole place is guarded by an army of Holsteins:
After Colombian Idol, it was a side trip to see Salto de Bordones, a very high, very spectacular nearby waterfall:
|Salto de Bordones|
|Where to view Salto de Bordones|
|A dog in the cacao field|