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Warm, moist South American country adjoining the continent to Central America via Panama; the only South American country with coastlines on both the Atlantic (by way of the Caribbean Sea) and Pacific Oceans. Surfing is virtually unheard of in Colombia; wave-riders number in the dozens, and the country's civil war and reputation for drug-trade violence has for the most part kept tourists at bay—...
Local surfer Piyi, Colombia. Photo: David GiraldoSubscribe to view
Local surfer Piyi, Colombia. Photo: David Giraldo