Taking on Colombia’s highest peaks would be a considerable feat for most experienced climbers.
A river of life… a river of death: Drugs, gold and guns bring terror and death to 400-mile waterway in Colombia
Oscar Salinas has little doubt. “The conflict has resulted in a lot of human suffering but also a lot of environmental suffering. If the natural environment is harmed and dies, then our communities will die,” said the Colombian lawyer.
It's a country as synonymous with cartels and cocaine as Scotland is with haggis and kilts.
Everyone had much the same reaction when I told them where I was headed this summer.