Colombia

Howe to: Find the legend of ‘El Dorado’

Howe to: Find the legend of ‘El Dorado’

Laguna de Guatavita is one of the most mystical places I visited in Colombia. It is one of many things to do when staying in Bogotá. The lagoon is full of legends and tales of a hugely complex confederation. The Muisca people were one of […]

Muisca people of Laguna de Guatavita

Muisca people of Laguna de Guatavita

The Muisca people formed one of the biggest confederations in South America. The organisation was split into two between the north and south of the Colombian Andean region. But it was the rituals of ‘El Dorado’ at Laguna de Guatavita that the Muisca people became most […]

Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral

Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral

Another incredible place to visit outside of Bogotá is el catedral de sal de Zipaquirá – the Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral. This beautiful and sacred cathedral lies 180 metres underground. To create the cathedral they first had to extract 250,00 tonnes of salt rock. It was […]

5 of the best museums in Bogotá

5 of the best museums in Bogotá

I’ve given you the 10 best ways to spend 2 weeks in Bogotá and as promised in this blog, I give you the best museums in Bogotá to visit on those bitterly cold days. 1) Museo Nacional de Colombia This impressive museum is the biggest and […]

10 ways to spend two weeks in Bogotá

10 ways to spend two weeks in Bogotá

Maybe Bogotá isn’t the first destination on your list of places to visit when you come to Colombia. You might think one night is enough before you catch a night bus to Cali or Salento. However, if you’re interested in powerful political street art, love […]