Category Archives: Life in Colombia

I Lost My “Gringo”!

“You have finally lost your gringo,” commented a dear Colombian friend of mine as she mimicked the way I used to dance salsa. Her imitation of how I used to dance salsa looked like deformed spastic jerking. Apparently I used … Continue reading

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ArtBO is Back

ArtBo, the annual contemporary art show was back in Bogota. I am a week and a half behind in writing about it but wanted to make sure that I did because we thoroughly enjoyed it. Over 60 international galleries from … Continue reading

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Ajiaco With Friends and a View

This past weekend some friends from Siena┬┤s class invited us to an ajiaco party. Ajiaco is a traditional soup from the Bogota area consisting of chicken, corn, and several different types of potatoes served with a hearty slice of avocado, … Continue reading

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Amazonian Adventure – Day 6 – Time to Head back Home

We woke up at 7 am (sleeping in by jungle) standards after a pretty good night’s sleep. We quickly had breakfast, packed up camp and hiked about two hours back to the road which would lead back to Omshanty, the … Continue reading

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Back in Colombia!

We are back in Colombia after spending six weeks in the US. I have to confess that our trip was great and for the first time in our three years as expats, it was a little hard to come back. … Continue reading

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Say No to Illegal Animal Trafficking

This past weekend we were invited to a birthday party at nature reserve in Cota, a small town about an hour outside of Bogota. Although the scenery was really beautiful, the really neat thing about this reserve is that it … Continue reading

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Mor Photos of the Botanical Gardens

  After my Urban Agriculture course at the Botanical Gardens in Bogota was finished, my husband and kids joined me for a picnic and a tour of the gardens.

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