Impressions of Macondo

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Santa Barbara by night

Santa Barbara by night

 

Seven churches, many bells

Seven churches, many bells

 

Rio Magdalena

Rio Magdalena

 

Santa Barbara by day

Santa Barbara by day

 

Fuerte - the mango tree

Fuerte – the mango tree

DSC03391Mompox,¬†worlds second largest fluvial island, a perfectly preserved colonial treasure lost in oblivion due to the sedimentation of its¬†river arm once the vast bamboo forests along side the river ended up in the cauldrons of the steam ships. Gabriel Garcia Marquez said: “Mompox does not exist, some dream of it, yet is does not exist.”

the harbour

the harbour

Who is to contradict a nobel prize winner?