Monthly Archives: June 2012

Reclaiming my Hike in Bogota

Bound, one gentleman pistol-whipped, threatened with death, more than a dozen hikers were mugged at gunpoint on my favourite hike in Bogota a few weeks ago. My immediate reaction was to campaign to reclaim this hike up the Quebrada la … Continue reading

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San Andres, Colombia’s Caribbean Package Tourism Destination

“You live in Bogota? How do you manage it? I have heard that in Bogota it gets so cold that sometimes smoke comes out of your mouth.” A conversation with a San Andresano. Time your flight into San Andres so … Continue reading

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Mother…

Say no more, it’s all been said before courtesy of Pink Floyd’s the Wall I spotted this graffiti here in Bogota around the corner from my gym. It left me wondering whether it was some politically active commentator at work … Continue reading

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Gamarra and the Press-Gang

Seated around the plastic tables on a slightly raised section of patio our feet remained dry. Dona Alba served us our food, prepared hastily in the back, and then came  back to check on my father in law. His demeanor … Continue reading

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