Bogotá Colombia – Spanish Colonial Architecture and Colourful Walls in La Candelaria

Bogotá Colombia - Spanish Colonial Architecture and Colourful Walls in La Candelaria ©Mano Chandra Dhas

Bogotá, Colombia – Looking down on one of the narrow streets that in the historical La Candelaria district of Bogotá, the Andean capital city of the South American country of Colombia. This street will lead straight down to Plaza Bolivar; one of the bell towers of the Cathedral can be seen at the bottom of the street. In the far background is the always present Andes Mountains. The image was shot on the 20th of July which is National Day and a holiday in Colombia; the streets are therefore not as busy as they can be. Many of the walls in this area are painted with street art, legends of the pre Colombian era, or just in the vibrant colours of Latin America. The sky is overcast: it will probably rain shortly. Photo shot on a cloudy afternoon; horizontal format. Copy space.

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