Bogota - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any particular mental health issues that tend to crop up at post, such as Seasonal Affective Disorder (winter blues)?

No, other than people feeling down during long bouts of rain. - Aug 2023

It’s cool year round in Bogotá. “Summer” is Dec- Feb. but it does not get that warm. Luckily you can escape to the lower elevation country side or fly to the coast for warm weather. - Feb 2021

First few days can be tough because of the altitude. - Jul 2020

Nothing specific to Colombia. - Feb 2020

I think there can be a little frustration with living in basically perpetual fall as the sunrise and sunset times only change by a few minutes over the course of the year. The weather doesn't change much either, though within a day, it can feel chilly or hot, depending on sunshine, shade and breezes. It rains often, but usually not for long. - Sep 2018

It rains a lot in Bogota, but when it is nice weather, it's amazing. :) - Aug 2018

Road rage. - May 2018

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