Monthly Archives: January 2018

Lunch at Caribe y Coco

During our tours we usually stop in the Las Nieves neighborhood to taste fruits in the market, and then walk across the street to the Campo de Tejo Los Bucaros for a game of Colombia’s national sport: a bizarre combination … Continue reading

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Visiting San Augustín in Bogotá

The  real San Agustín is a park in southern Colombia, not too far from the Ecuadorean border. It’s a beautiful place to visit, with mysterious centuries-old statues created by a lost civilization. But, while San Agustín is wonderful to visit, it’s … Continue reading

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A Lesson on Colombia’s Coffee Economy

Today, Julian, owner of the Café de la Fonda, a coffee roaster/café which we usually visit during bike tours, gave an impromptu explanation to a group of Spanish-speaking cyclists about Colombia’s coffee production. This has been an almost-record year for … Continue reading

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Visiting Bogotá’s Own Basque Country

Many Basque people have done our bike tour, but few have expressed the pride in their heritage of this couple. We visited Bogotá’s Parque Vasco, a small park in the Teusaquillo neighborhood with a memorial to the Basque Country’s most … Continue reading

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A Visit to Paloquemao’s Flower Market

Bogotá Bike Tours often visits the famous Paloquemao Market to taste Colombia’s huge variety of tropical fruits, but not usually early enough to experience the flower market in full bloom. But recently we did, and the flowers were particularly impressive … Continue reading

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