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Botero bums

We visited an art gallery that mostly displayed the works (paintings, sculptures, drawings) of Columbian artist Fernando Botero - a man with an affinity for chubby people of all ages.
The Final Act: Playa, Palenque and a Bit of Bogota

April 8th 2009
We’ve acquired some pretty handy travel skills in the last year, the most well-honed and particularly important ones being: 1) packing; 2) bartering; 3) getting along with each other on travel days (the most fight-worthy day of them all). A close fourth would be our ability to find cheap(er) flights. It was a cheaper flight that led us through South Africa (rather than Australia) on the way to ... read more
North America » Mexico » Quintana Roo » Playa del Carmen

Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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