This last two months I could experience so much here in Colombia. It was a great time to work for Opportunity International Colombia and to get knowing so many nice people. And I got also the chance to see many new perspectives of Colombia, banking and living, especially how things also might be done or been seen from a different angles.
Thank you all very much! Continue reading Time to say Muchas Gracias y Hasta Luego!
A video of my personal Top 10 of Colombia from the experiences I made traveling the country in Mai 2014 and the assignment to Opportunity International in September and October 2014.
¡COLOMBIA – QUE CHÉVERE!
There were many people asking me about the food in Colombia. As Colombia is a huge country, wide-spread from the Amazonas to the Pacific, form the top of the Andes to the Caribbean coast there are many different plates and drinks. Continue reading Food & Beverage in Colombia
After another interesting week at the office I got the chance to do some last things in Bogotá, time is running out fast. A visit to the Emerald museum and then to the amusements parks to get a view on Bogotá from a different angle as well as to a Mirador in the mountain above the city, overlooking Bogotá by night. On Sunday I was invited to the finca of Enrique to be trained on horse riding with the famous Caballos Criollo Colombiano and parilla.
Continue reading The Last Weekend in Bogotá
There was some real action in the office this week. Another visit to the potential new external archive to evaluate the status and then the city-wide alarm exercise.
Part II of the weekend in Villa de Leyva with a video of a horse ride through the countryside and visits to one of Colombia’s few wineries and the biggest terracotta house and a collection of photos.
Link to the Video Villa de Leyva – Part I
Photos after the break. Continue reading Villa de Leyva – Part II
Again into the campo of Boyacá. This time for a long weekend to Villa de Leyva, a colonial villages founded in 1572. Located in a high mountain valley on 2’100 m.a.s.l. there is a stunning scenery and many things to see, such as a visit to a potter in Raquirá (capital of pottery), a Tagua Nut handicraft shop in Tinjacá and the beautiful colonial town of Villa de Leyva.
Video and photos Villa de Leyva – Part II is available here.
Photos after the break. Continue reading Villa de Leyva – Part I