Up on Monserrate

Americas, Colombia

Up on Monserrate

No Comments 18 January 2011

During his 2003 journey to Colombia, the Monkey scaled the heights of one of Bogotá‘s resident mountains—Monserrate—to get a panoramic view of the city. Bring your binoculars!

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Bogotá‘s Candelaria

Americas, Colombia

Bogotá‘s Candelaria

No Comments 23 November 2010

After his kidnapping ordeal, the Monkey was able to get out and enjoy some of Bogotá‘s charm. In these shots from 2003, he explores La Candelaria, an evocative colonial district at the heart of Colombia’s capital.

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News of a kidnapping: The true story of the Monkey’s close call in Colombia

Americas, Colombia

News of a kidnapping: The true story of the Monkey’s close call in Colombia

No Comments 14 October 2010

Bogotá, June 2003. The Monkey lands in a precarious situation, and his survival hangs on the wits of his comrades and the altruism of an angel.

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La quinta de Simon Bolívar

Americas, Colombia

La quinta de Simon Bolívar

No Comments 13 August 2010

El Mico meets El Libertador, or at least his retirement pad in Bogotá. These photos from the Monkey’s June 2003 trip show the lovely grounds of Simon de Bolívar’s quinta in the Colombian capital.

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Plaza Bolívar, Bogotá

Americas, Colombia

Plaza Bolívar, Bogotá

No Comments 13 August 2010

During his June 2003 visit to Colombia, el Mico took in the vast expanse of Plaza Bolívar, Bogotá‘s mammoth central square built along classic Spanish colonial lines (and sometime battlefield).

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