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UN POCO SOBRE EL YIP

23/10/2013

This model of vehicle was born in the Second World war. Initially he was called GP that General Purpose was meaning. In that epoch, E.U was taking part of the warlike confrontation in the Pacific Ocean of the South, where they neither existed road development there were not even roads. Average this one arises this way from transport with traction in four rims and it was made of great quantity for the American army. Let\'s say that the gringos a bit registered with his invention after the war, decide to sell it. Colombia begins to dquirirlos to replace a bit the animal traction (mules, horses and oxen). These vehicles had a great attraction in the Coffee Axis, specially for his response to the requirements of the rural topography and the ways of the Andean mountains that till then were of horse-shoe, used by the muleteers and his packs of beasts. The previous thing manufacturer forced the compaíka to produce the C.P (civil jeep).

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EL YIPAO COMUNIDAD DE MEDIDA

23/10/2013

Besides a symbol to the strength of this special transport as denominator of the impressive mountains, creating the civilization of the people antioqueño as migratory phenomenon of the modernity. It is amazing a persons\' yipao sees, which happens normally in the paths, when the peasants move to the municipal head-board to do his sales and to buy the remittance. Also it happens in the familiar walks of pot to the rivers ó lately in the festivities aniversarias of the peoples quindianos and coffee during the contests that they cross the principal streets in the middle of hundreds of thousands of inhabitants and tourists.

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EL YIPAO Y EL ARTE

23/10/2013

It has served of it motivates and inspiration for different artistic expressions: drawing, painting, engraving, music, cartoon, photography and in popular expressions like the crafts. Two yipaos have been raised as monuments in sendos honorings that one exhausts him to this way of transport; one of them in our incomparable National Park of the Coffee and other one in a summer-house route to Montenegro.

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