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Being on another planet that’s how it feels to walk through parque natural Chingaza. The yellow flowers in this rare landscape remind of the flowers in the book ‘The Book Of Strange New Things’ (Michel Faber 2014). In this story a pastor is send to the planet of Oasis to be a missionary. There he meets the native community, who besides from being extremely welcoming, grow flowers that they trade for medicine with the base camp. The community has the knowledge to give the flowers every possible taste: pasta, steak, broccoli…