The Avenida Caracas

A Walk in Bogotá’s Siete de Agosto

The yellow zapatico taxi cut me off turning right on the Carrera 11 in Chapinero. No indicator right – sin la luz naranja de su direccional prendida – he was furious with me for taking the corner slowly. I flicked him the bird, as rebellious as one gets in the family Volvo estate in response to Read more about A Walk in Bogotá’s Siete de Agosto[…]

Getting a Fix in the Siete de Agosto

It was about time for me to pop my Siete de Agosto cherry. In truth I had been avoiding coming down here into the depths of the Barrios Unidos for weeks. It just freaked me out every time I had been stuck in a traffic jam here that vendors would almost press their oil stained Read more about Getting a Fix in the Siete de Agosto[…]

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