Last week, I was preparing to write an article on one of the Colombian cities when I chanced upon an article by Chris Allbritton, which resonated with my conflicting sentiments towards the Colombian capital city. In my humble opinion, it was a well-written article that complements with another of his article that shows both sides of the coin. It is encouraging to know that there are still many ethical writers out there that can present an accurate picture with great flair.
Bogota evokes mixed emotions for me. While the crazy traffic and cold weather made me feel dreary, it’s undeniable that this city is very much alive, and has that buzz and diversity that only great cities harbour. Here’s my article on immersive experiences in Bogota [as published on Trip101.com]:
All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful, but the beauty is grim. ― Christopher Morley
Bogota has been called many names, but Morley nailed it most accurately. This 8-million plus populated Colombian city may leave one speechless with its beautiful madness. Although I have reservations about Bogota as a world-class cosmopolitan city (as described by one of the world’s leading travel publications), this capital city certainly has some to offer with her intriguing history, diverse cultures and eye candy!
From visiting state of the art museums, strolling along cobblestone paths in an old neighbourhood, to delving into the jeans culture of Colombia, there are much to explore in Bogota. Here’s sharing some great experiences… [Read more]
Being an advocate of “good things are meant to be shared”, I will be writing a series of articles on Colombia and Ecuador based on my experiences. These will be featured either here on Travelbeckons orTrip101. Feel free to leave me a message if you have any queries.