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Pic du Jour: Venus dormida, Botero Plaza, Medellin

Today's daily travel pic is of Venus Dormida, a 1994 sculpture by Fernando Botero which has pride of place in the sculptor's eponymous Botero Plaza in the old quarter of Medellin, Colombia's city center, a square I quickly decided would be among my favorite public gathering places in the world. The plaza is home to 23 sculptures by the city's…
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Reconnecting With Bogota’s Street Art

This was snapped in Bogota through a window of a speeding taxi, so my apologies for the slightly fuzzy focus. I’m nonetheless glad I managed to get this shot because it turned out to be my only opportunity. If anyone knows the artist, please tell. I’ve spent the past month moving into my new flat, getting organized, settling back into life in…
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