Colombia’s colourful charm

Colombia’s colourful charm View Gallery

Forget the clichéd boilerplate about narcos and cocaine: the South American nation is a much safer place these days and huge swathes of it are a feast for the eyes, writes Sean Sheehan

La Candelaria, the photogenic heart of Colombia’s capital city, is a neighbourhood in full-on tourist mode: striking graffiti, craft shops, colonial-era buildings, tree-lined squares and pedestrianised boulevards with sunny coffee shops. It’s a perfect introduction to polychromatic Colombia, free of touts and coachloads of tour parties, and home to at least one art gallery that should not be missed.

Museo Botero houses Fernando Botero’s own work plus his collection of modern art, generously...

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