Bogota Stereotype No.7: the Dog Owner

Don’t think for one minute that I am coming at this one from out of leftfield, I too am a dog owner in this city, and the following photo is my dog, Monty the Weimaraner, a six-year old grey bundle of love and chaos. Believe me, when I say that I am reporting from the Read more about Bogota Stereotype No.7: the Dog Owner[…]

Bogotá Stereotype No4: The Hijo Bon Bril

This Bogotá stereotype No4: the Hijo Bon Bril, probably makes no sense whatsoever to many of you. But, let me assure you now that the Bon Bril certainly exists and is stronger and more prevalent than ever in Colombian society! In fact many of you will know of a Bon Bril. This phenomenon is hardly Read more about Bogotá Stereotype No4: The Hijo Bon Bril[…]

Bogotá Stereotype No3: The Carro Escolta

We’ve all been there, whether it behind the wheel of your car and pushed into a non-existent third lane of a two-lane thoroughfare, or feeling as if you are staring down the blunt yet deadly tip of the lance in a jousting tournament as the tell-tale 4×4 bears down on you at the pedestrian crossing, Read more about Bogotá Stereotype No3: The Carro Escolta[…]

Bogota Stereotype No2: The Bicinazi

Don’t even get me started on the inexplicable night-time ciclovia, I promised myself that this wouldn’t end up as a rant and so I must direct my attentions back to my next Bogotá Stereotype, No 2 the Bicinazi. It’s a tough one to call, and I am wary of the term Bicinazi, but in the Read more about Bogota Stereotype No2: The Bicinazi[…]

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