Bogota is a Many Headed Hydra of a City

One of my favourite descriptions for Bogota when describing the Colombian capital to newcomers here is to state that it is a many headed hydra of a city. Then I usually feather this statement into a call to Bogotanos to reclaim their home from the corrupt, the delinquents and the unruly. My last post was Read more about Bogota is a Many Headed Hydra of a City[…]

Are you the Mono?

It has always struck me how polite the average Colombian is and the extent to which they will be almost over slavishly obsequious in their servile flattery. Enter a shop, a hotel foyer or a restaurant that is staffed by Colombians and you are likely to be greeted with one of the following statements. a Read more about Are you the Mono?[…]

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