Casa Dann Carlton Hotel & SPA
Travel Blogs from Bogota
... masks, hypnotic spinning disks, animal replicas, crowns, and much more, it talks of how the indigenous of this area learned metallurgy, mining and smelting gold, making allows, casting it in wax, hammering, polishing, and making intricate designs with the most rudimentary stone tools. Exquisite exhibit with lots of history. We walked on Carrera Septima, one of the city's main drags, passing vendors, street performers, and beggars in the rain. It kinda felt like ...
... we were in for a hard day when the guide told us we had to make up ground and would be walking for approximately 8hrs today. One good thing was the serenity was out of this world.
Day 2 was tough. 8 hrs turned into 9.5hrs. The heat, humidity and gradient of the walk were unrelenting. It was either straight up or straight down. Every downhill we went over we knew that in a day ...
We arrived in Bogota from La Paz at 7:30am. We did not sleep the prior night because our flight to Bogota was at 4:00am, so we to waited for our flight at the airport in the wee hours. We had a 14 hour layover in Bogota, so despite being ridiculously tired, we decided not to let the opportunity go to waste. We left the airport and caught a taxi into the city. Upon arriving in the airport, ...
... is meant to be one of the most beautiful but we get the feeling the strike is going to last for a while as I'd read yesterday while at the Internet cafe that truck drivers were joining, protesting about petrol prices so....
....we get to Hotel Chorro de Quevada just on 10pm. We dump bags and head out looking for food. Luckily we know the area better than the guy from Bogota who works in the hotel as he'd advised ...
... on how loud the Colombians sing. They sing with all their heart. It is a joy to hear.
We chose seats in the back as I was going to provide translation for Scott during his sermon. There wasn't any plan for translation during the sermonette, so I did what I could for Kevin and Shawna and Cecily did what she could for Janet and Nadene. Well, it is very hard to listen with one ear and speak something else out of your mouth at the same ...
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