Monthly Archives: January 2013

One Day in Bogota

You can see everything in one day in Bogota. No, I am not talking of a whistle-stop tour of the Candelaria taking in the Donacion Botero, the Museo del Oro, heading up for lunch in the Zona G, before shopping … Continue reading

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Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro’s Legacy?

What will be Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro’s legacy? On the surface nothing too groundbreaking at all if we look at the obvious. There are three elements of note such as the complete failure to address Bogota’s transport problems, a hugely … Continue reading

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Colombia is Always a Holiday Destination

22 days into 2013 and thankfully we are now free of the ubiquitous articles in the mainstream press – advertorial fluff made to sell holidays – telling us where the Top 10, Top 7, Top 37 places we have to … Continue reading

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“To Medellinizar”

  To Medellinizar: verb (used with object) 1. To make a city or to make a city appear as violent and dangerous as the city of Medellin in its heyday of crime and murders in the 1980s and 1990s. 2. … Continue reading

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