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PLAZA DE BOLÍVAR, A MUST SEE IN BOGOTÁ:

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THE PLAZA DE BOLÍVAR A MUST SEE LOCATION IN BOGOTÁ: By: Néstor Meléndez


Long ago, before the Spanish conquistadores came to the new world, this was the land of the Muiscas. They lived in this area and practiced salt mining, agriculture, hunting and fishing. This is the place that Gonzalo Jiménez de Quezada, chose to found Santafe de Bogotá in 1538. It had plenty of water and vegetation and was an extended plain guarded by the mountains. For Spanish standards it was a perfect location to found a settlement.
The Cathedral of Bogotá, La Catedral Primada was designed by Domingo de Petrés and built between 1807 and 1823. It was built on the grounds of 3 other churches that also served as cathedrals. The last one was brought down by an earthquake that shook the city on 1785. The actual construction has a neoclassical style. This is the most important church of Colombia and is where the most significant Catholic celebrations of the country are held.There were massive riots, known…

Colombia, A NEW PLACE TO VISIT.

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Colombia, a new place to visit:
By: Néstor Meléndez


Located in the center of the Americas, Colombia is turning to be one of the hottest tourist destinations of the world for the years to come. And it is not just a promotion or publicity strategy, but it is because, this country offers  so many different places with multiple climates to visit, that even Colombians  amazed themselves when travelling around.
This South-American country has coasts over the Caribbean and the Pacific seas. Has three mountain ranges that are part of the Andes. A huge part of the Amazon tropical forest is also here and a vast plain called los Llanos is part of this exuberant place on earth.
It is the second ranked biodiverse country in the world, just after Brazil. 1826 bird species fly thru the sky of this paradise, the most in the planet. The flora is amazing and the produce of the land is as diverse as the climate variety you can find without changing seasons, only by going up or down you can get a colder te…