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Bajada a la plaza San Gil. Santander, Colombia
Walking down to the plaza           San Gil. Santander, Colombia

Since she was a child and after the death of her mother, for an interval of various years, the young Dora was sent to the city of San Gil and to the town of Barichara, both belonging to the Santander Department, in the north-east of the country.


En la plaza Barichara, Santander, Colombia

At the plaza    Barichara, Santander. Colombia

It was during the weekends, on the holidays, and the long weekends that she would alternate between both places. Her Grandparents, on her father’s side, lived in Barichara, where they had a coffee plantation on the outskirts of the lovely town.

Subiendo a la casa de la abuela San gil, Santander, Colombia
The climb to Grandmother’s house           San gil, Santander, Colombia

Her Grandmother, on her mother’s side, lived in San Gil in the heart of the peaceful city.


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