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Construction quality in developing countries is often better than “back home”. There are no major caves or canyons in Colombia. If you’re a fan of salsa dancing, you can’t pass up the opportunity to visit the World Capital of Salsa, where the World Champions are treated like Olympians and everybody….yes, everybody dances! Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena - occupied since 7000 BC the town is famous for its colonial fortress and monuments. Bogotá is the capital of Colombia and for some, is a city lost in transition between that of the developed world and one that is still hanging on to times past and plights of poorer urban centers.

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Publisher: Forgotten Books (June 12, 2012)


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