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Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
01/21
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Someone puts a Colombian flag in their first floor apartment in the Metrópolis neighborhood.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
02/21
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A woman dressed in the colours of the Colombian national football team, sells Colombian flags on the anniversary of the country's independence from Spain.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
03/21
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A woman dressed in the colours of the Colombian national football team, sells Colombian flags on the anniversary of the country's independence from Spain.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
04/21
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She has flags every size for every possible need.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
05/21
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Business hasn't been great lately, she says, because she now faces a lot of competition.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
06/21
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She still manages to make a sale, though.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
07/21
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The Colombian Air Force showcases its fighter planes as part of the military parade.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
08/21
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An alley in the Metrópolis neighborhood, two blocks away from the parade, displays its national pride.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
09/21
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The parade goes through Calle 80, crossing Carrera 68, on its way to the Military School where it will end.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
10/21
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People watch the military men from a nearby TransMilenio (A BMT system) bridge.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
11/21
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Members of the Colombian Navy pictured in a military parade on the anniversary of the country's independence from Spain.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
12/21
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Navy members parade with their flags.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
13/21
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Many people witnessed the parade from under the two car bridges at the intersection of Calle 80 and Carrera 68.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
14/21
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Many gathered around the streets to witness the members of the military.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
15/21
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Members of the Colombian Navy pictured in a military parade on the anniversary of the country's independence from Spain.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
16/21
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The military has been hit by many scandals recently, but fierce opposition, as well as fierce support for it have arised thanks to the country being in the middle of peace talks with the Farc guerrilla, a controversial move by Pres. Juan M. Santos.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
17/21
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The Army, Navy and Air Force put on a full display of their vehicles.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
18/21
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Spectators of the parade.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
19/21
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Everybody in the parade wanted to take a picture of the men they consider their heroes.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
20/21
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A man sells Colombian flags for car windows at Carrera 68 with Calle 63, a few blocks from the parade.
Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
21/21
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A woman also sells Colombian flags at the intersection between Autopista Norte and Calle 82.
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
  • Colombians celebrate 203rd Anniversary of Independence  Bogot
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Thousands of Colombians took to the streets of the capital Bogotá to witness an annual military parade that commemorates the anniversary of the country's independence from Spain.

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