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‘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...

‘Street art in Bogota, Colombia, Part-I̵...

Tweet  During my travels around the world, I have come across street art in a number of cities. But what I saw in Bogota, Colombia last month surely surpasses all. Some of its main characteristics are (i) It is very extensive. While there is an abundance of it  in some areas, its presence is nonetheless widespread.  (ii) The use of walls and buildings for such art is partly legitimate in Bogota. It is not so in...

‘Two 74 year old Senior Citizens from India ...

Tweet Vaincuna or the Rainbow mountain, Peru.  Two 74 year old Senior Citizens from India, Gopal Ganesh and K.J.S.Chatrath, are going to Peru on July 2, 2017 where they would attempt climbing the Vaincuna mountain (16,500...

‘Odisha- The one place to visit before one d...

Tweet Konark Sun Temple-  13th century A.D.

‘Badrinath & Kedarnath’ – b...

Tweet  I recently visited Kedarnath and Badrinath. May I invite you  to see my photo articles put up on the net after this visit? Hope you like these....