"The Biennial is a trip to discover new worlds and also to be discovered and seduced by new movements, lenguages and imaginaries to think about dancing as a way to express our emotions" says Amparo Sinisterra de Carvajar, president of the 2nd Biennial.
This is the Pacific festival, in which the most importat thing is to highlight the gastronomy, the folk music and the traditions of this region in Valle del Cauca. It is an awesome experience for the locals and of course for the visitors who want to dive into this culture.
This is one of the most important and traditional festivals in Colombia. In which the favorite attractions are the "Salsódromo", the "Cali viejo" carnival, the antique cars parade, the "Melómanos" meeting, the "Superconcierto" a really nice musical show, between other shows ans events.
Piangüita is an incomparable corner of the Pacific: its coasts, people, gastronomy, folklore and culture are enchanting. To this place people escape in search of a calm and serene environment, to feel the breeze coming from the sea, to contemplate the sun setting on the beach and the impressive biodiversity. The “Charco de la Dicha”, for the locals, is a treasure hidden inside the jungle, as it is a very important resource from which they are supplied.
The “Charco de La Dicha”, located in Piangüita, is a natural freshwater pool immersed in the heart of the tropical rainforest. To get there, tourists take a 40-minute tour along an ecological trail, while the guides tell mythical stories and legends of the place. However, this walk can be done in the company of the guides or autonomously, if you prefer. What is definitive is that there is nothing like the sensation that happen when you immerse yourself in the natural pool after having walked all the way to that place. This is a way to interact with the environment, feel part of the ecosystem and, of course, cool down inside the pure water whose temperature is ideal.
How to get there?
The Charco de La Dicha is located 40 minutes away walking from Piangüita, a village located 20 minutes from “vía marítima” in Buenaventura. To get there the shortest route, by car, is taking the Cali-Dagua road and continue the trip until you have passed through the municipalities of Dagua, Lobo Guerrero and continue on the exit to Gamboa / Carretera 40, followed, you will find Buenaventura. In public transport, from the Cali transport terminal, you can board the Corredor del Pacífico line.