Plaza de Bolívar

Bogotá, Colombia

We spent a few days in the capital city of Bogotá and soaked in beauty, history and culture. Bogotá was the capital of Spanish rule in the New Kingdom of Granada in 1538.  After independence from Spain, it remained the capital in 1819 in the New Granada.  It has remained the capital through several territory […]

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Joaquin Antonio Uribe Jardín Botánico

Medellín, Colombia

Medellín is often associated with violence and Pablo Escobar, but I want to assure you, Medellín is a thriving city – promoting literacy, art, and social equality.  Back in the early 1990’s Medellín was listed as the most dangerous city in the world.  Drugs, crime and violence ruled.  Since then, the city has undergone a […]

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