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View from the Church at Cerro Monserrate  

View from the Church at Cerro Monserrate

Bogata ...continued

March 30th 2009
Saturday 28.03.09 Today I planned to go up the fenicular to Cerro Monserrate - one of the steep hills surrounding Bogata. At over 3,000 metres above sea level it offers great panoramic views of the city. On top of the hill there is a beautiful little historic church with a statue of SeƱor Caido (the fallen Christ) to which is attributed many miracles. The path from the top of the fenicular to ... read more
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Colombian Flag Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more
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