3 Cool facts about Bogota, Colombia

Bogota is Colombia’s capital city, which you will find at the central point of the country. Initially, the Spaniards established the town in the 1500s. The locals, however, started to revolt against the Spanish army in the 1800s. They then formed their government and made it the capital city of Gran Colombia- its former name. Read more about 3 Cool facts about Bogota, Colombia[…]

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Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Aguardiente in Guasca, Colombia

I ain’t written about Colombia for a long long time and sadly, the way life goes I wasn’t there for a long long time. One thing I have to say is that of all the people I have been pleasured to meet on this planet, one man will forever stand out. My Colombian mate Julio Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Aguardiente in Guasca, Colombia[…]

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Another Guinness, Another Cancelled Flight…in Panama

My departure from Panama City was a pleasant one, despite a series of dramas inside the walls of its Tocumen International Airport. The day had been kind to me. I had met a great Brazilian guy called Eduardo and we toured Panama City together, checking out the new and old of the city, sampling the beer Read more about Another Guinness, Another Cancelled Flight…in Panama[…]

The Welcome To Colombia Bogota Party!

My welcome to Colombia is something that I should remember forever. Friends are more important than anything else sometimes. And whether they are close friends or friends you see often, shouldn’t matter. Friends will always be there for you. One such is Julio Felipe. A man who I first met in 2004 while serving ice Read more about The Welcome To Colombia Bogota Party![…]

Backpacking in Colombia: Bogota Gotta Go There

Bogota, Colombia’s capital, is a well known city which is often sadly associated with high crime rates. Dangers exist and the city can be daunting. But although I found it bland and lacking real atmosphere (not a bad thing I might add), I totally enjoyed it and want to go back properly and see all Read more about Backpacking in Colombia: Bogota Gotta Go There[…]

Braving Bogota – Arrival in Colombia *

My entrance into Colombia couldn’t have been more dramatic. Actually, of course it could have been, but it wasn’t. If none of that makes sense, then neither does somehow boarding a flight you weren’t booked on within 20 minutes of a flight you were booked on with no rational explanation. I was happy. One of Read more about Braving Bogota – Arrival in Colombia *[…]

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