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[…]

The Revolution has Evolved in Colombia

The mist is low over the mountains and as the rain falls in Bogotá, the weather appears to reflect my feelings about the current scandals and political situation in Colombia. I’ve been scouring the news since 5.30am and despite being a news junky there is so little broadcast to really suggest the miasma of trouble Read more about The Revolution has Evolved in Colombia[…]

Trauma on a Tuesday in Colombia

Thousands of farmers and representatives of indigenous groups are marching in Bogota, the Transmilenio system has failed, elections have been bought with vast amount of cash in bribes passing hands, Gustavo Petro the leftist Mayor of the capital has been ousted undemocratically…it is a traumatic Tuesday. Pollution continues unchecked, the environmental Transmilenio has yet to Read more about Trauma on a Tuesday in Colombia[…]

Skip to toolbar