Oblivion: A memoir

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Inside the old walled city, you will find cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages, and many small shops and vendors. Use the Port Index link on the left side menu to view an alphabetical list of the ports in Colombia. The principal Amerindian culture of Colombia during the pre-Columbian period was that of the Chibcha, whose descendants are today chiefly concentrated in the departments of Cundinamarca, Boyacá, Santander, and Norte de Santander.

Pages: 273

Publisher: Old Street Publishing (May 15, 2012)

ISBN: B007X49994

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