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to Santander Department
San Gil

To Santander Department

Miranda

[ Dec.2016 ] Colombia is divided into 32 departments plus Bogota, the capital. We moved northwards from Bogota to Villa de Leyva in Boyaca Department to spend two nights and then moved again to the…

convent, fossil and ruins
Colombia

Convent, fossil and ruins

Miranda

[ Dec.2016 ] After visiting Raquira from Villa de Leyva in Colombia, we went on to Convento del Santo Ecce Homo. This was built in 1620 for old priests to spend the last part of…

intense colours which almost hurt my eyes
Colombia

Intense colours which almost hurt my eyes

Miranda

[ Dec.2016 ] We had an excursion to Raquira from Villa de Leyva, the pretty village in Colombia. Raquira was included in our itinerary, but because of the agency’s mistake, it was nearly skipped. It…

rainy Villa de Leyva
Colombia

Rainy Villa de Leyva

Miranda

[ Dec.2016 ] We went north from Bogota and arrived at Villa de Leyva which is said to be one of the most beautiful colonial villages in Colombia. During our journey the weather was fine,…

enjoyed the market in Usaquen
Bogota

Enjoyed the market in Usaquen

Miranda

[ Dec.2016 ] The streets in central Bogota in Colombia cross each other at right angles. The streets from north to south are called Carrera and from east to west are Calle and each street is…

three churches
Bogota

Three churches

Miranda

[ Dec.2016 ] The second day in Bogota in Colombia was free day and we visited three churches. The first was Iglesia de San Francisco. According to our guide book, this was built between 1557…

the Gold Museum in Bogota
Bogota

The Gold Museum in Bogota

Miranda

[ Dec.2016 ] The Gold Museum in Bogota is one of the main things to see in Colombia. Apparently they keep as many as 55000 historical gold and other things. They show only a part…

situation in Bogota
Bogota

Situation in Bogota

Miranda

[ Dec.2016 ] We started our sightseeing in Bogota, Colombia at 9:30 am on the day we arrived. First, we headed for Monserrate. Before arriving there, the information we got from our guide was interesting….

the monkeys in the Rock
Gibraltar

The monkeys in the Rock

Miranda

[ Nov.2016 ] After watching dolphins in the sea off Gibraltar, we went up the mountain by the cable car. This is a rocky mountain called The Rock and famous for the monkeys living here….

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