Category Archives: Colombia

Plaza de Toros – Bull Fighting

  Bull fighting was introduced to South America in the 16th Century with Colombia one of the most important countries, but more recently popularity for the ‘sport’ has decreased and due to an anti-bullfighting movement, only four cities in Colombia still practice bull fighting. Manizales is one of those cities… Being told to ring the bell… Continue Reading…

Chiva Tour Cartagena

Chiva Tour Cartagena It was during my trip to Cartagena that I came across a novel way of utilising transport: on a Cartagena chiva bus tour. Originally known for transporting people around Colombia, these unique, colourful buses with a character of their own, now spend their nights (and days) transporting tourists around the old walled city… Continue Reading…