National Geographic : 1940 Oct
Beneath Colombia's Azure Skies O National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Luis Marden Projecting Eaves and Overhanging Balconies Shelter Pedestrians on Rainy Days Most highland dwellings in Colombia follow the architectural style of the buildings along this Bogota street. Many lanes have gutters running down the center, a convenient path for mules. The old oriel window, at right, known as a camarin, or dressing room, is a part of the Church of Carmen, erected in colonial days. Spiky green air plants, bromeliads, grow on the red-tile roof of the bay window.