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Cycling in Suesca!

For lovers of outdoor sports, there's no better place than the town of Suesca, a few hours north of Bogotá. It's a great place for hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing. Perhaps best of all, you might be the only foreigner in town.

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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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Usaquén and its Flea Market

Usaquén's colonial district has always been one of my favorite places in Bogotá, especially during the popular flea market held on every Sunday and holiday. In addition to the market, this area has several great restaurants, a large beautiful plaza, and a lot more history than you'd imagine.

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    Go to Usaquen, on a market day, is most definitely on my list of things to do next time I am in Bogotá Thanks for the post!...
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    Missy says #
    I picked up some beautiful traditional Colombian pottery at this flea market. A great way to spend the afternoon.

Medellin's Architectural Revolution

The rest of the world could learn a thing or two from the uplifting story unfolding in Colombia’s second city, Medellin.

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    Paul Merchant says #
    Thanks for this article.

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