31 03, 2017

Points of interest outside of Bogotá – Zipaquirá

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Zipaquirá is possibly the most popular trip to make from Bogotá probably owing to its inimitability and reputation as an architectural wonder. “Underground Salt Cathedral” is a phrase that would pique the interest of most people and as such many make the journey to view the excavations, underground illuminations and sheer impressive feat of man [...]

23 03, 2017

Points of interest outside of Bogotá – Chicaque

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Chicaque is a beautiful and seemingly remote spot as when I visited I hardly saw another soul. The clouds lining the tips of the trees make views from the mirador spectacular and provide a definite magic element to the feeling of the place. Several trails run throughout the park to a waterfall, lagoon, to a [...]

16 03, 2017

Points of interest outside of Bogotá – Villa de Leyva

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If you have some time in Bogotá, it’s definitely worth taking trips to explore the surrounding area. From marvels of architecture to quaint towns and areas of outstanding natural beauty, there truly is something for everyone.   Having spent considerable time traversing South America and visiting many of the major cities, I can safely say [...]

7 03, 2017

A soccer party in Bogota

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A soccer party in Bogota – Without any doubt: Colombia is a soccer-crazy Nation. That counts for the National team as well as for the different football clubs of Colombia. In my first few months in Bogota I witnessed several matches of the national Soccer Team of Colombia and it is definitely a great experience. [...]

1 03, 2017

La Candelaria – Sunday walk on the Septima

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The Candelaria is without any doubt one of the highlights you must visit during your stay in Bogota The potpourri of amusing history, historical buildings, Graffiti and countless street artist, bars and Restaurants are creating a special vibe. Particularly on weekends and on holidays, when the “Septima” is closed for the traffic, you can enjoy [...]

25 02, 2017

Security Situation in Bogota

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Security Situation in Bogota -In general it’s difficult for me to provide a concise statement on the security situation in Bogota. How a "safe" or "unsafe" town defines itself and to what extent, should include more over statistics to the murder rate or other offences. In my personal perception I feel no real differences in [...]