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Gabo in La Candelaria


On the 30th anniversary of Gabriel García Marquéz's Nobel Prize for literature, it seems worthwhile to look at a little-know chapter in his life: his time in Bogotá's La Candelaria neighborhood.

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    I love the old man "GaBo", thanks for him Colombia have the meening of magical realism. Nice pictures of de Bogotas down town...
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    I forgot the image of the building in 7 with Jimenez. The building (Colombiana de Tabaco) was destroyed in 1956-57 to build El Tie...

Eighty Years of Fernando Botero


Botero observes that many people compare his work to that of novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Botero says this may be because both come from the same environment. The two men belong to the same generation, but Botero grew up near Medellin, while Marquez grew up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.


Famed Colombian painter/sculptor Fernando Botero turned 80 recently, with comemorations in Mexico, New York and, of course, Colombia. Among the more moderate but approachable exhibitions is the one on the wall of the Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango in Bogotá's La Candelaria neighborhood.

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Mompox – A trip into Colombia’s Heartland – Saints, Sinners and Masons

“As they sailed down to the coast the river had grown more vast and solemn, like a swamp with no beginning or end, and the heat was so dense you could touch it with your hands.”

Gabriel Garcia Marquez – The General in His Labyrinth.

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    A delightful read which brings back wonderful memories of our recent stay at Richard's fantastic place in Mompos and really captu...

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