Villa de Leyva or Casa Terracota – the ceramic house – was built by Colombian architect Octavio Mendoza. It was made by sculpting the building out of clay then firing it in high temperature making it resistant to water, damage from earthquakes, and comfortably cool in hot climates.

Villa de Leyva, Colombia.

Colombia - Interior de la casa de Terracota, Villa de Leyva, Boyaca.

Blue lakes near Villa de Leyva, Colombia

Lagos azules .. Uno de mis lugares favoritos. Villa de Leyva, Colombia.