Ar Hotel Salitre
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... ago.From birth the Kogi attune their priests, called Mamas (which means sun in Kogi), for guidance, healing, and leadership. The Mamas are
not to be confused with shamans or curers but to be regarded as tribal priests who hold highly respected roles in Kogi society.
Mamas undergo strict training to assume this role. Selected male children are taken from birth and put in a dark cave for the first nine years of their lives to begin this training. In the cave, elder ...
... Colombia. Drive to their place, quick change then to a nightlife area for a few bevview. Was quite pricey but lots going on. Then to Gabi's family for some spirit drink. At this point I felt a bit rough, maybe to do with altitude, maybe to do with alcohol. Sorry to say I made the party finish and we headed home.
After some much needed kip we woke to John cooking breakfast! Then to Usaquen to see the church they ...
... and bobs and open the doors – as we did there was a massive guy
waiting out there for us to get owho instantly offered us drugs! He was very nice when we said
‘no gracias’, but it was a bit of a drastic introduction to the city! Needless
to say we stuck pretty close to the hotel that night and went to the pub next
door for a quick drink before bed. We only have tomorrow to explore so we have
to be up early to make the most of it.
... during Holy celebrations where people threw bright colours over everyone. This time, we stayed clean and just observed.
Our first stop on the Metro took us to the local Botanical Gardens. We were fast getting an appreciation that Medellin, or Colombia even, have a unique appreciation for art. This very random stack of tyres in the center of the gardens had ...
Bogota was time for us to finally get some Spanish classes going. We did four lessons at 7am every day with the very lovely Angie. She comes to your hostel or you can stay at her place. I highly recommend her, however I fear that it is going to take a while longer for us to get our Spanish going.
Other than that, we mainly chilled out in the city- it has a nice old quarter with an abundance of political history. We ...