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‘Mysterious stone statues in the jungles of ...

Tweet    Not all of us can spot Colombia in the world map without fumbling. My interest in this country got kindled when I read, and saw some photos of hundreds of stone statues discovered in its southern jungles over a hundred years back. So after handling some difficult logistical issues I did reach that spot in Colombia called St. Augustine around middle of June this year. Who built these statues, whose statues...

‘Yes, India is on the move- thanks to the li...

Tweet   Most of us crib about so many things and hold various people or agencies, including government, responsible for things going wrong. Take the ubiquitous tomato, for example. Everyone has been hollering about the high price of tomatoes, but but no one has done anything to understand the issues and find suitable solutions.  Well, almost everyone. Let us meet two brilliant young men- both alumni from prestigious...

‘Why Panama hats are not Panama’s hats...

Tweet  ‘Why Panama Hats are not Panama’s hats’ – by K.J.S.Chatrath. Please click at the following link to access the full photo...

‘El Museo del Oro (Gold Museum), Bogota, Col...

Tweet    I visited ‘El Museo del Oro (Gold Museum),  in Bogota, Colombia.   In fact there are a number of Gold Museums in various cities of Colombia, some of which I visited. My interest in this museum at Bogota, which is the largest of its kind in the world, was kindled way back in 1973 when I read Erich Von Deniken’s ‘Gold of the Gods’.  This book “unveils new...

‘Gold museum in Bogota, Colombia – a c...

Tweet  I visited the Gold Museum in Bogota, Colombia in June 2017. Though there are quite a few gold museums in the world, some of them in Colombia itself, this is the biggest and the most fascinating. A detailed photo article coming soon on my website www.fiftyplustravels.com and my blog www.fiftyplustravels.blogspot.in...