Piedras De Tunjo
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Piedras De Tunjo

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What was once a Pre-Colombian Village is now a park. Northwest of Bogota, the little town of Facatavita and a smaller area called Tunjo has fantastic rock formations, this one was painted with Colombian heroic portraits

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Bilder in der Nähe von Colombia

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A: Parque Piedras del Tunjo Facatativa

von Astrolabio Colombia, 1.2 entfernt

Parque Piedras del Tunjo Facatativa

B: Church in Bojaca, Colombia

von David Group, 9.0 entfernt

Small church in Bojaca, Colombia. this is very close to Madrid in the Northern suburbs of Bogota. Peo...

Church in Bojaca, Colombia

C: Iglesia de la Virgen de la Salud, Bojacá, Cundinamarca

von Ronald Dueñas, 9.3 entfernt

Celebración de la Eucaristía en la Iglesia de la Virgen de la Salud de Bojacá, también conocida con e...

Iglesia de la Virgen de la Salud, Bojacá, Cundinamarca

D: Farmhouse Frontyard

von David Group, 13.3 entfernt

Friends of ours have a family owned organic vegitable farm. The house is between 200 and 400 years ol...

Farmhouse Frontyard

E: Farmhouse Livingroom

von David Group, 13.3 entfernt

Inside the farmhouse in Madrid, Colombia. The feel of this place is hard to describe if you have neve...

Farmhouse Livingroom

F: Tejidos en Tenjo Cundinamarca

von Astrolabio Colombia, 22.3 entfernt

Tejidos en Tenjo Cundinamarca

G: Parque la Forida Bogota Colombia

von jonatha pedraza, 23.7 entfernt

Parque la Forida Bogota Colombia

H: Laguna la Florida Bogota Colombia

von jonatha pedraza, 23.7 entfernt

Laguna la Florida Bogota Colombia

I: Laguna parque la Florida Bogota

von jonatha pedraza, 23.7 entfernt

Laguna parque la Florida Bogota

J: Muelle parque la Florida Bogota

von jonatha pedraza, 23.7 entfernt

Muelle parque la Florida Bogota

Das Panorama wurde in Colombia, South America aufgenommen

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The main languages in South America are Spanish and Portugese, which basically tells you which European countries colonized the place. The South American wars of independence took place over two decades in the early 19th century, led by Simon Bolivar of Venezuela and Jose san Martin of Argentina.

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Text by Steve Smith.

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