Beyond Bogota: Diary of a Drug War Journalist in Colombia

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Internal political and territorial divisions led to the secession of Venezuela and Quito (today's Ecuador) in 1830. I’m posting more of these pictures because you gotta understand, this was one of my milestones. It’s wise to take local and (your own nation’s) governmental advice if visiting Colombia. In terms of accommodation there are ample cheap private rooms to be found in Ecuador, and often the price difference between a dorm bed and a basic private is minimal.

Pages: 280

Publisher: Beacon Press (February 1, 2010)

ISBN: 0807061484

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