From the preeminent author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, we have the term magical realism describing his surrealistic and colorful style of writing in his Colombian novels. It is also the theme for the ProColombia web site which is the only web site you will need to explore the country and its riches.
In the category of overall biodiversity Colombia is #2 in the world, behind Brazil. The famous Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta as well as three chains of the Andes Mountains provide a contrasting multitude of habitats for flora and fauna.
An April report from the Economist magazine outlines one growth sector of Colombia: birdwatching. There are more species of birds in Colombia than in any other country in the world; even outclassing huge Indonesia and even bigger Brazil.