I got my share eventually..

Perhaps it was bad luck; or perhaps it’s just the standard experience that everyone has to have in Bogotá.

Yes, I got mugged, after 8 months of immunity.

It’s a testimony to all those who have criticised me for being ‘uptight, exaggerating, scaremongering’ whatever name you want to brand it. Well, you can never be more careful!

It wasn’t nice of course but apparently I’m a true Bogotana now!

More details here!


  1. Sorry to hear of your experience. THere is a SmartPhone App called ‘Tappsi’. Using that you can order a Taxi any time anywhere in Bogota. It is safe and reliable. Take care.

  2. :O

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