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Time out for culture in Bogota

Ettica, whose son is a doctor in Knoxville, picked us up at our hotel the following morning. She and her husband, Isaac, also a doctor, were born in Colombia but their grandparents emigrated from Central Europe early in the 20th,…

Touring in Bogota

Donald and I arrived at the end of Bogota's rainy season and even though each day the skies were as to be expected, grey and over cast, we were lucky that when it rained, it chose to do so at night. Due to the altitude, the daytime…

Bogota, a return from the edge

Columbia is the oldest democracy in Latin America. Unlike many other Latin American countries, the Colombians have respect for their Constitution and the democratic process and in the 20th have only endured one military coup lasting…

Include Brazil in your next trip to Latin America

Adventure, natural wonders and a dreamer’s paradise are some of the words that can best describe a tour of Latin America. Spending a few weeks travelling in the South American continent was not only thrilling but a rewarding experience for…

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