Masaya Intercultural Hostel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Hola! Firstly, thanks for all of the messages and well wishes. You lot are a good bunch! After a 3.00am wake up call in Manchester (the hotel obviously knew I was going somewhere hot and helpfully had the heating on full blast so I could get used to the conditions... and the taxi driver trying to drop me off at the wrong terminal) it was off to …
The first stop on our two month adventure was Bogota. We arrived here after a 1 night layover in Mexico City. We arrived here in the evening on July 1 and went to the hostel to get settled. We are staying at Masaya Intercultural Hostel, which is nice enough. It is clean and has a good atmosphere. We checked into our room, which is an 8 girl dorm, …
... that was foreign to me. I've only ever made coffee in a coffee pot. He even showed us how to count Colombian pesos; believe me it was difficult because Colombian pesos is weird. They are such a nice couple. I really feel like we found friends for life in them. This is why I love traveling and staying air bnb. The experience and bonds made are priceless!! plus you get a chance to experience the country with someone actually from there.
One of the things I ...
... subtle, hey why am I getting winded? kind of effect. Breathe deeper. Drink water. Buy some aspirin.
So, our taxi driver was right. Teusaquillo is not in a happening place. It's residential. It has nice big brick houses that have pretty flower gardens and on staff security that stand outside.
We walked to 39 Ave to the 7th Carrera (la septima) and it became very smoggy. Gross. Busy streets. This is where we could hop on the Transmilenio and get ...
... security guard Carlos. While this was frustrating because it limited our freedom to explore, it was much appreciated as the La Candeleria neighborhood is still dangerous at night, though it is much improved from what it once was (aka there are no longer hostel stormings where hostages are taken until all valuables are sacked). We had dinner at Gato Gris and enjoyed the live music. Afterwards, we had a beer nearby, where we were very obviously gringas, and soon ...