Pasto

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Pasto is a city in the southwest of Colombia.

Pasto is a city where different cultures are mixed. The dominant one, without a doubt, is the Andean culture. Unequivocal evidence of this is the Black and White Carnival, in which 'pastusos' (People from Pasto; local denomination) celebrate with colors and joy the incredible richness of their culture. The city is located in the Atriz Valley, at the foot of the Galeras Volcano, which can be observed from any angle of the city. Pasto is a very religious city, with beautiful temples that certainly represent the architectural wealth of the city. Some of them are very ancient and have been mixed with the modern and colonial styles simultaneously. Crafts are an important tradition in Pasto, from which the so-called Pasto varnish is the most well-known. Leather, ceramics, and wooden products also constitute the historical and cultural legacy of the city.

Country:
Colombia
Region:
Latin America
Population:
450,000 people
Safe tap water:
No, contaminated
Internet speed:
5 Mbps
Best wireless carrier:
Best coffee:
Starbucks
Cashless society:
No, cash only (esp. for foreigners)
Best taxi app:
http://tappsi.co
Gender ratio (% man):
44 %
Power:
115V60Hz
Ambulance:
123
Fire department:
123
Police:
123

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