Villa de Leyva, Colombia – Founded in 1572 and located at just over 7000 feet above sea level on the Andes Mountains, Villa de Leyva was declared a National Monument in 1954 to protect it’s colonial architecture and heritage. It is located in the Department of Boyaca, in the South American country of Colombia. Photo shows Calle 14 or 14th Street; some restaurants on the street fly the flag of country whose cuisine figures on their menu. Tourists both local and foreign, flock to the town on weekends; some people are seen seated outside an icecream shop having a conversation. It flies the flag of the town. Cars are parked on the old cobblestoned street. In the background are the Andes Mountains. Photo shot in the afternoon sunlight; horizontal format. Copy space.