Attn: Bogota pilgrims

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In Bogota, Colombia, visitors to the popular 17th-century Monserrate church are being reminded to take the aerial cable car or funicular railway up the mountain. A road up the hill was closed in 2009 due to the possibility of landslides, although pilgrims still walk it. In January, a group of 30 persons walking up the steep road was robbed by armed men.

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In Bogota, Colombia, visitors to the popular 17th-century Monserrate church are being reminded to take the aerial cable car or funicular railway up the mountain. A road up the hill was closed in 2009 due to the possibility of landslides, although pilgrims still walk it. In January, a group of 30 persons walking up the steep road was robbed by armed men.