London Language Institute
Bogotá traffic

A city habitat: Attenborough style

With the recent 90th birthday of natural history legend Sir David Attenborough, Oli Pritchard decided to describe Bogotá traffic in his distinctive style. Imagine...
Cycling in Bogotá

Braking the law, braking the law: Everything about cycling law in...

Last year saw a new law come in to help promote cycling in cities. Cyclists are generally fairly well-respected and treated in Colombia, but how does the law view them?
fixies , Bicycles in colombia, Fixie Bikes,

Fix your wheel, free your mind

Our man Oli Pritchard waxes lyrical about the joys of riding a fixed pedal bicycle, or 'fixie', around the streets of Bogota
motorbike journeys

Motorcycle Journeys: From Medellín to Cali

You have a motorbike. So you decided to take it for a ride from Medellín to Cali; a route that not only connects two...
Hola Holanda, FILBo

Orange cyclists stream through Bogotá to celebrate Kingsday

The Netherlands is this year’s FILBo guest of honour. The fair will fittingly coincide with the biggest Dutch national celebration, Kingsday,. Freek Huigen explores the significance of Kingsday and what celebrations will be taking place in Bogotá.
Bicycles Bogota Colombia, Ciclopaseo cachaco

Ciclopaseo cachaco

Oli Pritchard dons his trilby and considers the value of manners and elegance In days of yore, there was a better age in Bogota, when...
Bogota BikeFest 2015

BikeFest comes to Bogota

All eyes are on Medellin’s World Bicycle Forum, BikeFest, but Bogota is putting on its own cycle-themed event, as Oli Pritchard explains So the World...
World Bicycle Forum 2015

What we talk about when we talk about cycling

The country is riding high as cyclists gather in Medellin for the World Bicycle Forum, while Bogota’s BikeFest offers food, music and art with a bicycle twist.
Riding in the rain

Riding in the rain: You can call these rivers roads…

Riding in the rain. It isn’t much fun. But it’s fairly unavoidable given that we’re in Bogotá, so it’s something you should learn to live with. After all, everyone loves getting wet, right? Oli Pritchard promises you’ll be wet but happy with his guide for riding in the rain.
Bicycle couriers Bogotá

Mensaj-heroes

Oli Pritchard gets back to his messenger roots to see if he could still ride, joining Colombian couriers on the road and swapping tales