Goodbye Coolombia Colombia Hello Ecuador

Goodbye Colombia Hello Ecuador In Colombia, there is a saying that this country is really Colombia because it’s so hip and cool.  But as we prepare to leave we find things heat up for us. So Let’s Recap Why Boys at the completion of school are required to either enter the military or join the […]

Thermal Pools of Paipa Colombia

We are off to the thermal pools of Paipa. We’ve just had a great few days at Villa de Leyva exploring the Terracotta Casa and many other places around the colonial town. We’ve stayed a few days longer as we needed to sort out funds being skimmed from my Travel Money Card which left me very […]

Terracotta Casa and El Fossil – Villa de Leyva

Terracotta Casa & El Fossil – Villa de Leyva We grabbed ourselves a taxi from Villa de Leyva and off we go to Terracotta Casa. I have been waiting to see this house for years! Apparently – Colombian architect Octavio Mendoza Morales had a dream and the house was seen in his vision whilst sleeping. He […]

Villa de Leyva A Gorgeous Colonial Town Colombia

Villa de Leyva A Gorgeous Colonial Town Colombia One of the most incredible Colonial Town Colombia has to offer is awaiting you with Villa de Leyva and we are here to tell and show you why. As our bus from Guatavita comes to a standstill we are confronted with outstanding architecture in this beautiful piece […]

Pizza Niz Restaurant And Café – Guatavita Colombia

 Pizza Niz Restaurant and Café Name: Pizza Niz Location:  Guatavita, Colombia Review: As we wander around Guatavita on the way to Pizza Niz we notice there are 2 distinct sections. The main colonial square and surrounding old city, and then crossing the main road and up the hill another part of the city. Apart from weekends, the town of […]

Guatavita, Sesquile and Laguna de Guatavita

Guatavita, Sesquile and Laguna de Guatavita We are staying in the beautiful colonial town of Guatavita, which is near to both the touristic locations of Sesquile and Laguna de Guatavita. World Schooling Today we start the day with our written and practical world schooling with some more structured learning. We are studying fractions, so Trash Packs […]

Colonial Town Of Guatavita Colombia – A Lovely Quiet Haven

Colonial Town Of Guatavita We head off early this morning from our noisy hotel in Zipaquira and head a short distance by bus to the colonial town of Guatavita. Time for some peace and quiet. Finding Where To Go In Colombia I did have a brochure of places to visit in the area too, but […]

Zipaquira Salt Cathedral Is An Awesome Place To Visit

Zipaquira Salt Cathedral Is An Awesome Place To Visit Today sees us leaving Bogota by taking two buses to arrive at Zipaquira Salt Cathedral. Both buses are lovely, clean and comfortable compared to the ones we took in Panama. Here the interior decor of the bus is different and we notice the crosses and Mary pictures […]

Monserrate Cableway – Teleférico de Monserrate Bogota, Colombia

Monserrate Cableway Teleférico de Monserrate, Bogota, Colombia Whether you call it a cable car, funicular, teleferico or gondola, the 1929 Monserrate Cableway is worth a visit when visiting Bogota (which was originally a railway until 1955). Bogota is full of life and we’ve just enjoyed the last few days exploring the historical quarter of Bogota and visiting Divercity. […]

Visiting Divercity – A Great Education Tool

Visiting Diversity  – A Great Education Tool For Travelling Kids Today we are visiting Divercity. It is a three-floor center on the side of a shopping center. Here kids learn all about careers and jobs. They roleplay in an educational way. They have their own bank and are given some starter currency. Getting to Diversity […]

Bogota Colombia Is Safe To Travel With Kids

Bogota Colombia Is Safe To Travel With Kids If I had a dollar for every concerned friend who was concerned if Bogota Colombia is safe to travel with kids I would be a rich woman.  Today is our first real day since arriving from Panama that we have to explore Bogota. We did very little […]