"SANTA CRUZplus MORE" Santa Cruz by pjallittle

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Due to the paucity of cities listed for this <b>SOUTH AMERICA</B> country, I will certainly begin with a brief section on <font color="orange"><b><i>SANTA CRUZ</i></b></font> whose emblem as one of the <B>STATES</b> of <font color="blue"size=+2><b>BOLIVIA.</b></font> is seen above.

By the end of this journey, you may be enticed into visiting this very poor country, with an average income less than $3000.00 USD per annum.

Santa Cruz has long been reputed to be a drug trafficking center, but this is apparently on the wane. It's now enjoying something of an agricultural boom.

Over the past four decades,this big city near the edge of a retreating wilderness has mushroomed from a backwater cow town of 30,000 to its present position as Bolivia's second-largest city, with a population of over 1 million.

Though growth continues at a phenomenal rate, this cosmopolitan city retains traces of its dusty past. A hub of trade and transport, it has direct flights to Miami and Europe, but forest-dwelling sloths still hang out in the main plaza.

Visitors enjoy the tropical ambiance and frontier feel, and use the city as a base for exploring nearby rain forests and 18th-century Jesuit missions.
All of the statistical information essential to gaining an understanding of this country already appear on the Country page and shall not be repeated here.
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  • chancay's Profile Photo
    Feb 28, 2003 at 12:26 AM

    Hello! you did an intersting start of your page, just don´t understand what Cartagena in Colombia has to do with Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Bolivia. Btw: please move your page from depa Tarija to Santa Cruz de la Sierra in depa Santa Cruz

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  • tak_pap's Profile Photo
    Apr 24, 2001 at 7:18 AM

    One more time...impressive !

  • witou's Profile Photo
    Apr 18, 2001 at 6:25 AM

    Interesting page, very nice pictures!

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