Desierto de la Tatacoa

Travelling south from Bogota into the department of Huila, you’ll be forgiven if you feel that you have stumbled across a lunar landscape in the shape of the Tatacoa Desert. An ideal adventure for astronomers keen on viewing meteor showers from this vantage point or bird watchers drawn in by the prospect of migrating species, the Tatacoa desert spans 330 square km in size and can be reached from the city of Neiva.