Simon Bolívar, as you may know, is a revered figure in Venezuela. His revolutionary grit fueled the Wars of Independence against Spain not just in that country, but in many parts of Latin America. Today, Bolívar’s likeness can be seen in public plazas and cities throughout Venezuela.
Interestingly, the U.S. also has its share of Bolívar statues. Below is an homage to the revolutionary rider erected in New York’s Central Park in 1891. Use the comments section to tell us where you’ve spotted Bolívar in your own travels!