Hotel bh El Retiro
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Concierge desk
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
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... two empanadas sitting on a plate right beside me. I was starving so I started eating one of them and like a good friend I handed the other to Gilly who also started to tuck in. I walked around munching away on it but by the time I had gotten back Sheeno was being interrogated by bar staff about a broken bottle that was on the ground. As an aside I just want to point out there were no bottles near the empanadas. Genuinely the broken bottle had nothing to ...
... too late. We ended up getting a delicious pizza from just around the corner, and relaxing and catching up for the remainder of the evening.
On Wednesday 27th, we had a lovely breakfast at el hogar de Guillermo, and headed out into the city. We took a bus to near La Candelaria area; La Candelaria being the historical district in the centre of Bogota. We walked a little distance to a funicular, and took this up Cerro de Monserrate. Monserrate hill ...
High in the mountains bordering Bogotá reigns this gorgeous sanctuary surrounded by extravagant green hills. The first Sunday of the month so many came here to pray that they closed the road--we were turned away. So we had to drive down one of the side ...
... at about 7.15. Since our connecting flight to Lima was scheduled for 17.45 we figured that it would be much more fun to get out of the airport and wander around Bogota for a few hours than to spend all this time inside of the airport hall doing nothing. Our big backpacks were sent directly to Santiago so we had one thing less to be worried about.
In spite of the fact that we downloaded some information about how to get from the airport to the city center back ...
... city's police. This led to an obscene amount of murders and other gang violence with the city basically ripping itself apart. It was the key city in the global cocaine market, and overall not a place you would go for a family vacation.
Since 1990 it has seen a precipitous drop in crime, making it the city that every other dangerous city now looks to for inspiration and guidance. With the completion of ...