Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Liberia - Monrovia, Aerial View

City of Monrovia, Liberia

Photo: E. Ludwig, John Hinde Studios

Monrovia: View of part of the Liberian capital, Monrovia, idyllically situated on the Atlantic seaboard.  In the foreground is the Mesurado bridge.

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Monrovia is the capital city of the West African country of Liberia. It is named in honor of U.S. President James Monroe, a prominent supporter of the colonization of Liberia.

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I read on the internet that The Mesurado Bridge, (also known as the Old Bridge) collapsed in 2006 and has since then been rebuilt.  

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