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Meet a Local: Bogota, Colombia

Juan Felipe knows the loveliest spots in this city with its 8 million residents, from the Barrio la Candelaria, to the Plaza Bolivar, to Mount Monserrate - 3,100 meters above sea level - with the best view of Bogota.
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