Monthly Archives: November 2012

Bogota vs. Medellin: The Eternal Debate

Which is the better city, Bogota or Medellin? There are two well-defined camps amongst visitors, expat residents and travellers when it comes to this long running debate. I am certain to ruffle some feathers, upset others and offend the rest … Continue reading

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Head On Collision on the Carrera Septima, Bogota

Bogota’s traffic today was eternal, unmoving and riddled with accidents, but the most evocative sight I spied as I inched along the Carrera Septima towards downtown was this poor guy, head on resting against the back of a bus. In … Continue reading

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Yes I Live in Colombia. No, I’m not a Coke Fiend

One tires of the smirks, the knowing glances and the telltale finger tap to the side of the nose that inevitably greet your revelation in the pub in London that you live in Colombia. How incredibly dull to have to … Continue reading

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One Way in Bogota!

I had to share this image with  you today as I spotted this traffic signal in Chapinero. Confused? Me too. And just around the corner on the Carrera 7 employees of the city decided to recalibrate the traffic lights at … Continue reading

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