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A Visit To Greenman, the Manure Artist

During a recent bike tour we passed through the campus of the National University, which is always an interesting place, thanks to its frequent protests, colorful graffiti and radical left-wing politics. (It is also a good university). This time, we … Continue reading

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Visiting the ExpoBici

Today’s bike tour visited ExpoBici, an exhibition of bike products and activities held near Simon Bolivar Park and part of the Semana de la Bicicleta (Bicycle Week). The event included marketing, but also excitement, technology and even romance.

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Riding With the Kites in Simon Bolivar Park

August is traditionally Bogotá’s kite flying month, thanks to the vigorous winds. And the place to be is Simon Bolivar Park, Bogotá’s largest public park. Today, the 7 de agosto holiday, kites filled the sky and happy kids filled the … Continue reading

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A Global Explorer

Laetitia, who did a private graffiti bike tour today, works for the Red Cross, which has taken her to many far-flung places, including Pyongyang (North Korea)and Iraq, as you can see on her excellent blog. Previously, this intrepid Frenchwoman had … Continue reading

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The Culture of Coffee

During out bike tours we often visit Cafe De La Fonda a small and friendly coffee factory, where we get a chance to see how quality arabica Colombian beans are roasted and bagged, and how they contrast with the inexpensive … Continue reading

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