Villa de Leyva, Colombia – Calle 12 from Main Plaza

Villa de Leyva, Colombia - Calle 12 from Main Plaza

Villa de Leyva, Colombia – Looking down from the main square towards Calle or Street 12 in the Andean town of Villa de Leyva, in the Department of Boyaca in the South American country of Colombia. It is Sunday morning most establishments are closed. To the left, lady with her dog, waits for a person to open the door; in the far backgound are the always present Andes Mountains. Founded in 1572 and located at just over 7000 feet above sea level on the Andes Mountains, the whole town was declared a National Monument in 1954 to protect it’s colonial architecture and heritage. It is a popular Conference destination. Photo shot in the morning sunlight; horizontal format. Copy space.

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