23 Dec '11, 3pm

Take a virtual trip down Colombia's Magdalena River:

[Editor's Note: the following post is written by Karla Milani, marketing specialist for The Nature Conservancy in South America. This is the fourth and final in a series chronicling her journey along Colombia's Magdalena, River. Read more here .] Today is our last day along the Magdalena River – we’ve made several stops in El Banco, well known for its cumbia music and composers, and we spent one day in Mompos, a major port in colonial times and UNESCO World Heritage Site today. It’s Sunday morning and we are heading to the town of Calamar, where the Dique Canal begins. We will travel along the 70-mile Dique Canal all the way to the Cartagena Bay, one of Colombia’s most important ports, to explore the effects the fast-flowing canal is having on the local economy and environment. View the video above to learn more. As our trip comes to an end, I can’t help feeling a bit nost...

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Water taxis soon for commuters along Singapore River, Marina Bay

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straitstimes.com 21 Dec '11, 12am

Passengers alighting at the water taxi stand near the ArtScience Museum. Two companies, Duck & Hippo and Singapore River C...