How much does it cost to live in Bogotá? Of course the question depends on who you are, and the notoriously fickle field of statistics. Notwithstanding that, we present our armchair-expert findings distilled from various websites and our own random survey in the local corner shop.
La Candelaria has seen its fair share of gruesome tales, making its streets the ideal location for the Tour de Fantasmas – a spooky ghost tour that winds its way through the historic streets of the centre. Delving into the world of evil and troubled spirits is certainly a different and very enjoyable way to spend a Friday night.
Pope Francis is set to visit Colombia next month on a four-day tour which will take him to Bogotá, Villavicencio, Medellín and Cartagena. He will fly into the capital on September 6 and return to Rome from the coast on the 11th.
For all his talent, Elkin is not someone who enjoys bathing in the limelight, although he says he’s getting used to it. “I am a person who sits on my back terrace with the sea, the moon and the music. When I’m on stage I don’t want to be no one different from that.” The singer talks to us about Providencia, island life and his latest album Sunshine.
On March 2, with 15 months to go until the presidential elections on May 27 next year, Vice President Germán Vargas Lleras announced that he will step down on March 14 to focus on the presidential campaign.
The Transportation Secretariat announced that the taximetro in all city cabs would start being replaced by a digital platform from August of this year. The move has been presented as a response to rigged meters and overall consumer mistrust in yellow cabs.