Tag Archives: chapinero

Cycling in Bogota

Posted on 23. Jul, 2014 by .


All about the culture of cycling in Bogota. Bikes, ciclorutas, ciclovia, and over 80 pictures of the city’s main bike path.

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Litter in Latin America vs. the U.S.

Posted on 07. Dec, 2013 by .


All about the littering customs in Latin America vs. the United States.

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2012 Murals in Chapinero, Bogota

Posted on 15. Mar, 2012 by .


SUMMARY: Over 100 pictures of murals from Bogota’s coolest neighborhood: Chapinero.

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Joey’s First Days in Bogota, Colombia

Posted on 10. Mar, 2012 by .


SUMMARY: A friend from Chicago gets my personal intro to Bogota, including sex, drugs, and more.

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Economics of a Bogota Drug Dealer

Posted on 25. Feb, 2012 by .


A glimpse at the economics of a drug dealer’s business in Bogota, Colombia.

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Deported Colombians Doing Positive Things

Posted on 21. Feb, 2012 by .


SUMMARY: A look at deported Colombians doing noteworthy, positive things.

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Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Lourdes

Posted on 25. Jul, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: Pics and video of the church and mass in Plaza Lourdes in Chapinero, Bogota.

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Enrique Peñalosa and Congestion in Bogota

Posted on 16. Jul, 2011 by .


SUMMARY: Description of congestion in Bogota in the context of an eye-opening, visionary speech by urban development genius and mayoral candidate Enrique Peñalosa.

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My 2nd Time Bribing Cops in Colombia

Posted on 22. Jun, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: Short dittie about my 2nd time busted smoking weed on the street with The Mick.

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Zorreros: How to Move in Bogota

Posted on 14. Jun, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: Pictures of a zorrero, a cart guy, helping me move from my Chapinero apartment.

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Limpiezas in Colombia: Social Cleansing

Posted on 06. Mar, 2010 by .


SUMMARY: I discuss social cleansing in Colombia, which Wikipedia defines as “the elimination of ‘undesirable’ social elements, such as criminals, homosexuals, and the homeless.”

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Chapinero Alto in Pictures

Posted on 18. Oct, 2009 by .


SUMMARY: Profile and pictures of Chapinero Alto, the affluent area of Chapinero, the coolest neighborhood in Bogota, Colombia.

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Bogota Zombie Bums

Posted on 29. Aug, 2009 by .


SUMMARY: I describe panhandlers, bums, and drug addicts in Bogota, Colombia.

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Chapinero in Pictures

Posted on 05. Aug, 2009 by .


SUMMARY: Profile and pictures of the coolest neighborhood in Bogota, Colombia: Chapinero.

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Crime and the Bogota Mentality

Posted on 08. May, 2009 by .


SUMMARY: Describing crime and the Bogota atmosphere. Features The Suit in La Candelaria, The Bogota Atmosphere, and The Bogota Mentality.

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