Bogotá through the 5 Senses, the non guide to Bogotá

Why did we write “Bogotá through the 5 Senses” a bilingual walking guide to our capital city? Or, “the non guide to Bogotá.” I’ve said it before, but there may well be a renaissance underway in Colombia. Call it what you will, against the backdrop of signed-off peace with the FARC and continuing negotiations with Read more about Bogotá through the 5 Senses, the non guide to Bogotá[…]

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 ground level, take a day out to give in to your urges as a closet Read more about Old School Bogota: An Ode to the Venerable Traditional Cafe[…]

Bogota, a City of Forgotten Histories

Bogota is a city of forgotten histories. I’m not talking about the ghost tales and antiquated streets in the Candelaria or the obvious significance of this barrio as the first piece in a fragmented, zoneless jigsaw that makes up today’s capital city. I want to take the city as a whole, those parts I know Read more about Bogota, a City of Forgotten Histories[…]

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