Hacienda Coloma, Coffee Plantation Tour, Fusagasuga, Colombia.

With Colombias reputation for producing great coffee, a day trip to a coffee plantation is a fun thing to do when you are visiting Bogota, and I would wholeheartedly recommend Hacienda Coloma should you do so Just 90 minutes (assuming you don’t hit too much traffic – allow anything up to 3 -4 hours if…

Cantina Y Punto, La Chapinero, Bogotá, Colombia.

I had been so impressed with the quality of food at Gringo Cantina that I was delighted when Judi and Colin suggested lunch at another Mexican restaurant, not far from their house, called Cantina y Punto Described as; THE PERFECT COMBINATION BETWEEN FOOD, DRINK AND A SOPHISTICATED ENVIRONMENT EVOKE THE BEST OF A CONTEMPORARY, MODERN…

Monserrate, Bogotá, Colombia.

Rising 3,152 metres (10,341 ft) above sea level, Monserrate dominates the skyline to the east of Bogota and when my friend Judi suggested we head to the top to see the views of the city, I leapt at the chance! You can choose to walk (I was somewhat thankful we didn’t have time to do…

Playing Tejo in Bogotá, Colombia

Tejo (or turmeque) is a popular game in Colombia, second only to football, and is played by throwing metal pucks at exploding targets filled with gunpowder. Tejo courts can be up to 18.5 metres long (the one we played on was far shorter – something like 3-5 metres) with a one meter tall  board, set at a 45…