Sunday, November 14, 2010

Pic Today 11/14/10






STREETS OF BOGOTA

From afar, it's a sprawling monster
with high rise buildings and too many taxis.

Up close, it's central plazas and wide avenues
disappearing into cloudy mountain sides;
busses giving way to horse drawn carts,
while narrow cobbled streets
squeeze locals to work.

Metro workers taking a break,
students off to class,
a city stopping and starting on every block.

400 years, and Bogota city center
looks somehow the same
as it always has.








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