In the Guajira is defined as an ancient land where the exotic is mixed with tradition to create one of the most attractive regions of the country, not only by the breathtaking beauty of its scenery but for its fascinating history, myths and unbelievable amazing legends. Who has been in the Guajira return to their homes telling about a place where the sunsets seem drawn by the brush of a painter in the operation of mixing shades and brilliant green or sea blue with yellow desert and red blood with which colors the sky and horizon. If the landscape is compounded by cultural diversity, we have the perfect setting to describe the land of all: that of whites who crossed the Atlantic in the most ambitious adventure of Europeans, the blacks who were uprooted from their native Africa during the ignominious slavery and the Indians, who probably lived forever in the New World.
But careful: Alarm time to talk about the many peoples and many breeds of Padilla’s land is impossible to ignore one of the largest conglomerates in the region: the Arabs living in Maicao for over sixty years. American gymnast shines more light on the discussion. Were attracted by the prospect of plying his trade for traders. His original intention was to try his luck at the border for a while but then saw that the land was good and prosperous and decided to stay. It is not possible to speak of the historical and commercial development Maicao without mentioning the significant contribution of the Palestinian, Syrian, Lebanese and Jordanians who at first were called to the wrong adjective “Turkish” probably because some of them arrived in the country passport of the Republic of Turkey.