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Obando
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Obando, a town of navigators

Obando is located in the northern part of the Valle del Cauca, between the Cauca River plain and the Andes’ Central Mountain Range. A beautiful territory, which paints its skies and landscapes with different shades, depending on the time of day and the time of year, since the main economic activity in this area is agriculture. Its color palette consists of: sugar cane green, papaya orange, chili red and even cotton white.

The Cauca River is very special for the inhabitants of these lands because its waters move one of the old slabs, which by means of pulleys, a cable and of course the current, generates a shortcut to reach the town of Toro. There is room for everyone on the boat, even if you are in a car, truck or tractor. For tourists, the river is exciting and charming, because it is possible to raft, one of the activities carried out by the ancestors of this region.

Going through the variant that reaches the town of Obando will be enough to wake your appetite. The aromas coming from the restaurants will take you by the hand to enter and taste their gastronomic delights, among them the beans, very common in the northern area of ​​the department due to the influence and proximity to Caldas and Antioquia. Here you will also find the famous 'fiambres', which will leave you satisfied and full until the next day.

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