The Netherlands - March 3rd. - March 7th. 2014 - Queen Máxima visits Colombia & Peru

Queen Máxima of The Netherlands is in Colombia.
There she visited some organizations in Bogotá.
Bogotá is the largest city of the country.

Some history ...

The first habitants of the region were the Muiscas.
Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, a Spanish colonist, discovered the Muiscas.
He founded Bogotá officially in 1538.


Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada
Source picture: Wikipedia


Till 1940 the city grew slowly but since then a lot of Colombians went to Bogotá
to find wealth.


Old postcard of Bogotá, with a view to the Andes
Source picture: Wikipedia

On next links you'll find some pictures of the visit of Queen Máxima
(text in Dutch).