12 Oct 2018
Central & Latin America
Pictures taken in Latin America and the Caribbean between 1977 and 1983
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Let us start with the Pacific Coast.
Bogotá, Santa Fe
Restaurant in Bogotá
Near Tikal, Guatemala
And now we climb up the Andes.
The plane landed in La Paz airport, the capital of Bolivia, at almost 4000 m altitude. The air was so thin and transparent.
I brought my luggage to the hotel room, went for a walk through the city, came back, fell on the bed at 5 pm and slept 13 hours non-stop... Just not used to the lack of oxygen...
A military review
A local sailboat
Island of Zurigo
The final leg of your trip is the Caribbean Sea.
Friendly, beautiful and relaxing.
© François de Dardel : all the pictures are copyrighted (i.e. my intellectual property). If you want to use any of them (including on your web site), contact me. I can supply files of a better definition.
The music you are hearing if you have clicked on the small icon at the top of this page is a "Scherzino Mexicano" from the Mexican guitarist and composer Manuel Ponce.
For more music, see my music page.