Sustainable Tourism Bogotá

July 9, 2015

For the past few years of my life, I have been living and experiencing man-made places. I live in New York City, a place where every inch has been planned and built. In its own way, places like New York City have their own majesty. From the ground, looking up at high b...

June 23, 2015

 

I slowly woke from my reverie to a whole different type of dream; the wonderful music of the birds and insects surrounding me. It is such a simple and exceptional pleasure that we so easily forget when living in the city. We headed a little way down the road to Miguel...

June 12, 2015

On Monday I got the privilege of joining Andes EcoTours for an ecotourism trip to Tibacuy, a little town roughly two hours out of Bogota where a collective of families still produce coffee in the most traditional of ways. While it is certainly far away it is more than...

June 1, 2015

As I have mentioned in my previous blog posts, Colombia is a country rich in culture and in diversity. Luckily for all visitors, me included, this also means that there is a lot of different types of delicious food to try while you are here. In an attempt to avoid a la...

May 23, 2015

I woke up early and prepared myself a solid breakfast of eggs, an Italian bread roll, and avocado all topped off with a nice warm cup of fresh Colombian coffee. Shortly later I was in Andres’ 4x4 with three other Americans on our way to Chingaza National Park’s páramo....

May 18, 2015

Since arriving in Bogotá roughly a week and a half ago I have been more than happily surprised about how easy it is to get around the city. Part of this simplicity is due to the block system that Bogotá uses and which is essentially the same as Manhattan. Carreras run...

May 12, 2015

As a European, when I think of gold, I think first and foremost about its monetary value; I think of the greed it creates in men, and of the wars and of the exploitation that this particularly entrancing and shiny metal has brought upon the world. Yesterday at the Muse...

April 6, 2015

 

Colombia es uno de los países con mayores riquezas naturales a lo largo del mundo tanto en flora y fauna terrestre como marítima; esta es una de las razones por las cual se ha decidido proteger dicha diversidad mediante la creación de áreas protegidas.

 

Actualmente Col...

March 16, 2015

La división política de Colombia esta constituida por 32 departamentos los cuales a su vez forman 6 regiones naturales, cada región agrupa ciertas condiciones geográficas que las distinguen unas de otras. Dentro de estas Regiones se encuentran la Orinoquia, la Pacifica...

March 10, 2015

 

Cuando se habla de Bogotá el primer referente es Monserrate o el Museo del Oro y aunque es cierto que estos dos lugares representan la tradición capitalina, hay un montón de tesoros inexplorados que también muestran la esencia del la región andina y el pasado de natur...

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