Kite enthusiasts come through with flying colors at Colombia festival

Americas Now

In Colombia, August can be a windy month. One colonial town from the 16th century decided to take advantage of the blustery conditions. And for three days, they fly kites.

But it’s not just the locals. People travel from all over the country to attend this high-flying event.

Take a look at these images of the “Wind and Kite Festival” in Villa De Leyva, Colombia.