Sustainable Tourism Bogotá

January 27, 2015

The most magical parts of this unique and fragile ecosystem can be found in the details. Each time I visit the páramo I am rewarded with a new discovery. A different flower is blooming. Catepillars cross my pathway carrying dew drops on their backs. An eagle sours over...

January 11, 2015

The Cundinamarca department is especially known for its capital, Bogotá, but there are other interesting places to visit! To me, these are the 4 most beautiful sites to see in this Colombian region.

 

1. Sumapaz National Park

This park is situated at about 2 hours from Bo...

December 18, 2014

I believe Colombia is an unique country: apart from having a huge variety of plants and animals, it also has an incredible cultural and ethnic diversity. 

 

No everyone knows that Colombia registers more than 80 different indigenous groups. For example, in the Cundinamar...

December 10, 2014

December is probably one of the best months of the year: Christmas time makes people happier, more relaxed; cities are decorated with lights, Christmas trees and many traditional markets with food, handicrafts and drinks are organized in every neighbourhood. During thi...

December 4, 2014

At a first sight, Bogotá with its 8 million inhabitants looks like just your typical metropolis. Too many people, chaos everywhere and especially a lot of traffic. During rush hour it’s quite normal to spend 2 hours crossing the city from one side to the other. However...

November 25, 2014

This week I'd like to talk a little bit about Colombian food, because although I've only been here in Bogota for a month, I'm still surprised at the incredible variety this country has to offer.

 

One of the best things for me is undoubtedly the affordable price of food,...

November 19, 2014

Everyone hears about the Legend of El Dorado at least once in their lifetime, but we don't always know where this story comes from. It's origins lie in the Guatavita Lagoon, situated in the Cundinamarca region, 2 hours from Bogotá. Hence Bogotá`s airport bares its name...

November 13, 2014

For a coffee lover, one of the best things oin life is probably to see where this wonderful product comes from and how it’s worked. I’ve been lucky because this week I had the opportunity to visit a coffee community where I’ve learned many notions about coffee and the...

November 6, 2014

As I’ve already written in the previous blog, I’m quite new here in Bogotá but I’ve fortunately started to travel to the magnificent countryside around the city. I’ve been in Choachí, a place that I really appreciated for its uncontaminated nature, and this week I’ll s...

October 28, 2014

After two weeks as intern with Andes Ecotours, I’ve started to think about the positive aspects of working here in Bogotá. Here are my conclusions:

 

 

1. Having the opportunity to visit pure nature near Bogotá 

 

One of the best things of working in a travel agency is with...

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