Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Random Recent Scenes in Bogotá

A musical band poses in a colorful alley near la Plaza del Chorro in La Candelaria.

These homeless men have turned their cart into a bunk bed for a mid-day nap near the Central Cemetery

This vacant pasta factory on Plaza España has an aged elegance.  

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. The city set up this canvas for graffiti around Simon Bolivar's statue on Plaza Bolivar. Demonstrators had graffitid El Libertador.

Racing Guinea Pigs get ready to run in front of San Francisco Church. 

Graffiti adds life to this abandoned building on Plaza España.

An old homeless man pauses for a rest as a TransMilenio bus passes behind him. 

Police practice self defense skills in Parque Tercer Milenio. 

Student protesters march about Plaza Rosario in La Candelaria. 

The remains of an old billboard on Calle 13 resemble a work of abstract art. 

Art or gang symbols? Dozens of shoes hang on a power line near the Jorge Tadeo University. 

In Bogotá's Central Cemetery believers in miracles pay tribute at one of the most elaborate tombs. 

In Bogotá's Central Cemetery melted candle wax makes a colorful pattern at the tomb of astronomer Julio Garavito. 
Sunset over La Candelaria lights up the hills. 

By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours

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