Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Pic Today 6/8/11













BOGOTÁ HUSTLE & FLOW

Bogotá's action is definitely in the streets
with virtually every kind of business
straight from the vendor . . .
from Colombian emeralds to tropical fruits,
to a "game of chance" . . . but caveat emptor!

Locally mined gems, handcrafted jewelry,
woven bags and baskets from remote Indian tribes,
card games and dice games (if you dare) . . .
armed guards standing at ATMs.

Fresh street food is the "best bet" --
juice carts to refresh you
with the sweetest mango and pineapple spears,
giant grapes by the bunch, fresh cut coconut,
and wonderful mamoncillos to peel and eat
while you walk, while you shop.

Bogotá streets are a feast for the senses.

8 comments:

  1. Intriguing! REALLY WORTH EXPLORING..

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  2. es verdad, esta gente vive en la calle, te venden, regalan, trafican....maravilla y prudencia...que bonito algun dia lo conoceré



    gente caliente

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  3. Colombia!
    So.. i can see you enjoy your trip, next stop on Argentina please, and we could share a beer or two :)

    Nice pictures.. u know what? The diference between North america and south america (central too, of cors) is the people.. not the economy.. the people.
    Here we kiss people when we say "Hi", and also when we say "good bye".. here we kiss people more than 4 times a day.

    Good bye kiss dear rick :)

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  4. Wow! I'll take all tropical fruits. They look very delicious. I love all your photos, they show us a very human side.

    A lot of kisses.

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  5. Very interesting! It is like expanding reality by developing new ways of perceiving. You are making memorable images.

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  6. I like your way to take photos. They are so vivid and full of life. Great work. Have a fine trip.

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  7. I like to walk these streets, I love people ...
    Kisses, and you're back.
    I missed you friend!

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