With a rich history and a promising future, Bogotá, Colombia is a fascinating place to be right now. And it’s so much bigger than you think! With a metro population of nearly ten million people, the city dwarfs most American and European cities. Here’s how to experience the best of the best with 48 hours in Bogotá!
Overlooking the upper chambers of Teyuna (The Lost City), Colombia -- at 1300m (4265 ft) on a mountain ridge in the Sierra Nevada range. It's believed that this capital of the Tayrona civilization was built in 800A.D., pre-dating Machu Picchu by 600 years. It's estimated that the visible excavated portions of the site, including 169 stone terraces, might only account for 10% of what's actually underneath. Buried history. via Instagram http://ift.tt/1KNvh10
While not a "school" shooting, a tragedy still. WOUNDED KNEE MASSACRE: On December 29, 1890,at Wounded Knee Creek a shot was fired by an unidentified gunman. On the Pine Ridge Reservation, government troops opened fire on the mostly unarmed Lakota people, and massacred 290 Sioux men, women and children, including many trying to flee, in a matter of minutes. Thirty-three soldiers died, most from friendly fire, 20 Medals of Honor were presented to surviving soldiers.
A Week of Boutique – The best things to do in Cartagena Colombia Cartagena is a city rich in history and culture, steeped in intrigue and tales of gold and pirates. It’s colonial past stills reigns high in the city, with the most of the tourism, valuable and most desired property – boutique hotels and grand open plazas filled with stylish cafes, cocktail bars and fine cuisine restaurants – all within the ancient city walls.