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Bogotá Stereotype No5: Gomelo Students

As you wander along Bogotá’s San Francisco River (otherwise known as the Eje Ambiental) perhaps admiring the bathing facilities designed by Colombian architect Rogelio Salmona for the city’s superabundance of street-dwelling indigents, or you’re enjoying a stroll through the Plaza … Continue reading

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Homelessness and Addiction on Every Corner in Bogota

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Enough is enough and I have decided to try to catalogue homelessness and addiction that surrounds us everywhere and in every neighbourhood here in Bogotá. As regular visitors to this blog will know, I am regularly out walking my dog … Continue reading

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Old School Bogota: An Ode to the Venerable Traditional Cafe

Almost as far as the eye can see – grey skies permitting – Salmona-inspired brick apartment blocks are shooting up all over Bogota leaving precious little breathing space in barrios such as Cedritos, Chapinero and beyond. Hit the city at … Continue reading

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