Cartagena Film Festival

Cartagena Film Festival

The 54th edition of the Cartagena Film Festival is being carried out right now in this beautiful city and until the 19th (wednesday). In the heart of  town, inside the walls of the eighteenth century fortification, some of the most important people in the…

Walking among the clouds

Walking among the clouds

People often ask: What is special to Colombia? Is there something that you can only find here? For a long time I thought that besides the common sites like the Gold Museum or the Botero Museum we had mostly similar attractions as many other…

Colombia, the happiest country in the world

Colombia, the happiest country in the world

Colombia is supposed to be one of the happiest countries in the world, actually, for the second year in a row we are the happiest country in the world. http://colombiareports.co/colombia-ranked-happiest-country-world-survey/ I am not too sure about the measuring of happines and I have my doubts…

Christmas without sparklers

Christmas without sparklers

The other day we found some long lost sparklers. It´s been around 10 years since fireworks are not allowed to be used by regular people most places in Colombia, only licensed experts can manipulate them. This included the seemingly harmless sparklers. It is a…

CANDLENIGHT

CANDLENIGHT

The Candlenight is one of the most traditional activities in Colombia done to celebrate the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. The festivities vary depending on the region, although it usually starts the night of the 7th (December) all through the early morning of…

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AND RELATED EVENTS IN BOGOTÁ

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AND RELATED EVENTS IN BOGOTÁ

For some years now, in the city of Bogotá many different events have been done to commemorate the start of the Christmas Holidays. The turning on of the lights in several public spaces in and around the city is a reason to celebrate. All…

Any given Sunday in Monserrate

Any given Sunday in Monserrate

Any given Sunday in Monserrate you could find yourself overwhelmed by so many people going up there, but that doesn´t mean you shouldn´t. There are three different ways of going up to Monserrate: you can either walk up, take the Cable Car or the…

Guinea pig gambling in Bogotá.

Guinea pig gambling in Bogotá.

The famous “carrera 7″ in Bogotá becomes a stage for a lot of different types of enterteinment. For example, you can find that you can gamble some money on which number a Guinea pig is going to choose. A guy with a speaker and…

Great photographs of Monserrate

Great photographs of Monserrate

That Wednesday evening in Monserrate it was sunny and beautiful. We were sightseeing with Mr. Carl Edouard Denis who was taking some pictures, at one point I glanced at his phone and saw that the photographs he was taking were awesome, he explained to…

The clay house

The clay house

      In the gorgeous town of Villa de Leyva there are many things to see, to experience, one of those is Casa Terracota. A house made out of clay that you can go into. For many reasons this is a place to…

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