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Bogotá - Colombia's Capital

We spent our final days in South America in the capital, Bogotá. We stayed in a nice hostel in barrio La Candelaria, which is know for its street art, performers, museums, and cobbled streets. 177 more words

A walk around Bogota's historic La Candelaria

IT’S not yet properly daytime, the reds and yellows of dawn are still colouring the dark sky, but already there is activity on the narrow, cobbled street in Bogota’s historic La Candelaria area. 874 more words


Gentrification in Bogota Part 3: La Candelaria

My last post in a series of three reflections about gentrification in El Centro of Bogota focuses on the transformations happening in La Candelaria. For those of you are unfamiliar with Bogota, La Candelaria is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city and a main tourist hub, boasting beautiful colonial architecture, museums and hostels galore. 950 more words

Chiapas: New meeting in Los Llanos against the planned SCLC-Palenque highway

Photo @ Colectivo Pozol

On 12 October, 900 people met in the Los Llanos ejido, San Cristóbal de Las Casas (SCLC) municipality, to celebrate the “522 years of indigenous resistance before the European invasion,” and to express their rejection of the planned SCLC-Palenque highway that would pass through their lands.   383 more words

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Free* Walking Tours!

Bogotá Bike Tours now offers Free* Walking Tours Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 2 p.m., leaving from our shop at Carrera 3 No. 12-72, in La Candelaria. 82 more words