It received its name from Dividivi tree, which is considered a symbol of the department, because it grows wild in this area. It is very resistant to hot climates and their foliage is adapted to the sea breeze, leaning from his birth to the coordinates where the winds sweep over. Its fruit is a kidney-shaped short vanilla, green.
Live the party:
This festival was founded in 1969 under the mandate of the Mayor Miss Ernestina Serrano. With no doubt, is the event taht identifies La Guajira in the national festivities calendar, which integrates the department each year with the rest of the country.
Tips for visitors
- To get to the Guajira from anywhere in the world, take a plane from where you live, and get to the capital city of Colombia: Bogota, To connect with Riohacha there is only one flight Direct day to the capital.
- Take the necessary clothing, do not bring too much luggage
- To understand and live with the "Wayuu" people you need to know about them laws, rules and customs. We can say is part of the journey in the Guajira
Duration: 4 días/days/jours
From Bogotá, there is one daily flight to Riohacha.
From Valledupar, taking the road leading to the municipality of La Paz, you can reach Riohacha. During the trip you will appreciate the contrast between the green of the plain and the arid desert.