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Touring Bogotá’s Biggest, Newest Graffiti

The other day, with a couple from the U.K., we did a graffiti bike tour – except that this became a mega-graffiti tour, thanks to some huge murals the city recently sponsored in Puente Aranda, a gritty industrial neighborhood which … Continue reading

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A New Graffiti Street

We see lots of street art – or graffiti – during our bike tours. Aand now, Bogotá has yet another graffiti street, painted in recent weeks. The street runs between the Plaza de Toros and the Museo Nacional, below the La … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking Above Bogotá

Bogotá Bike Tours offers mountain bike tours: a great way to get a workout, see some great views and escape from the big city! After a few minutes of riding, you won’t believe that you could be so close to … Continue reading

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A World Cup Futbol Tour

Our bike tours the other day got consumed by an outside force of nature: Colombia’s World Cup match with England. Once play started, interest in riding waned, and we rode from television to television, where we waited, impatiently, for a … Continue reading

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A Fresh Cacao Stop

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Two Boys and a Bull

During Sunday’s bike tour these two naughty boys climbed onto the raging iron bull in the Santamaria bullfighting plaza. Fortunately, the security guard was distracted. Perhaps the bull was symbolic. After all, Sunday was election day in Colombia, and from … Continue reading

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A Ducky Stop in Santa Fe

While passing thru the economically depressed Santa Fe neighborhood the other day we encountered this feathered individual. Was he a pet? Or heading for someone’s dinner plate. He appeared so at ease that he must have been a long-term resident. … Continue reading

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