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Quinta de Bolívar – Salad Days in Bogotá

Nestling at the foot of the Cerro de Monserrate and now on the outskirts of Bogotá, the Quinta de Bolívar was once a country estate set apart from the city. In 1820, the Colombian people gave the Quinta to Simón … Continue reading

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Cerro de Monserrate – Breathless in Bogotá

Visible from most of Bogotá, the high Andean peak of the Cerro de Monserrate towers over the city. The steep rise of this mountain wall curtails expansion to the East and brings the city to an abrupt stop. Adrenalin pushed … Continue reading

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