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1443-Medellin City – Colombia

Medellin, Colombia with a population of over 2.1 million, is a city on the way up. After the devastating narcotics wars ended twelve year ago, new future-minded politicians have repositioned the city as a safe, beautiful, and fun place to [...]

January 21, 2017 Colombia

1442-Botero Plaza – Colombia

Botero Plaza is an outside park that displays twenty three sculpture by Colombian artist Fernando Botero. The “Old Quarter” park setting is surrounded by several museums and was part of the revitalization of Medellin in 2004 after the narcotics period [...]

January 21, 2017 Colombia

1441-Medellin Escalators – Colombia

Medellin has had a renaissance in the past few years. Coming out of a history of being one of the most notorious narcotics cities in the world with one of the highest murder rates, Medellin has turned itself around as [...]

January 21, 2017 Colombia

1440-New Year’s Eve – Colombia

New Year’s Eve in Cartagena, Colombia sounds too exotic to be true, but we did it. Our hotel room looked down on the main square of the walled city with thousands of locals filling the streets waiting for the fireworks [...]

January 21, 2017 Colombia

1439.2-Cartagena Drummers – Colombia

If I was a Colombian young person I would want to live in Cartagena for a period of my life. The Bohemian life style and culture are conducive to a care-free world of hangin’ out and gettin’ by all within [...]

January 21, 2017 Colombia

1439.1-Young Rappers – Colombia

Cartagena is a safe beautiful city but in any foreign location, you have to be careful. On every street, vendors and street people would present their wares in hopes of our purchase. A general practice is to say no gracias [...]

January 21, 2017 Colombia

1439-Cartagena de Indias – Colombia

Cartagena was founded in1533 by the Spanish commander, Pedro de Heredia. The town was named after Cartagena, Spain, where most of Heredia’s sailors had resided. The city first was settled by 200 Spanish immigrants, and during the remainder of the [...]

January 21, 2017 Colombia

1438-National Aviary – Colombia

The Colombian National Aviary features 2,000 birds representing 140 species. The six acre site recently opened about forty miles from Cartagena de Indias and is a worthy journey if you are interested in the preservation of nature. Many of the [...]

January 21, 2017 Colombia

1437-Flamingos – Colombia

The Colombian National Aviary has one of the largest flocks of flamingos in captivity. It is stunning to watch them move as a choreographed group across the water. The reflection in the water was the best aspect of the shot. [...]

January 21, 2017 Colombia

1436-Iguanas – Colombia

Iguanas are part of any water-based jungle environment. At the Colombian National Aviary, iguanas are one of the featured creatures surrounding the lake. I appreciate the primordial look to these reptiles and have photographed many of them from St. John [...]

January 21, 2017 Colombia