Crowne Plaza Tequendama
Travel Blogs from Bogota
Day 156 -158
A mere transient location that offered up a 24 hour delay to the start of our new adventure in the USA. Only plus side - being put up in the 5 star Crown Hotel courtesy of LAN Airways ... a welcome relief to the senses after some of the accommodation throughout South America.
Bogotá, mi última parada y segunda visita en esta capital, esta situada en 2600msnm y tiene 8 milliones habitantes, es una gran ciudad con mucho traffico. En momento se hace un nuevo sistemo de buses con su propio carril y en todo la ciudad hay varias sitios de construccíones que no se hace facil de moverse. Según de su planificación todo debería …
Took an Avianca flight from Santa Marta to Bogota on Wednesday evening. The time in air was only 21 minutes, but again, the bus ride would have been hours due to the mountains in the area. The elevation in Bogota is higher than Santa Marta, approximately 2500 meters, and my groggyness or tiredness may have be partially due to the altitude.
More to come.. But basically I was supposed to have a connecting flight from Panama City into Bogota, but that flight got delayed and I missed my flight into Peru. Then I thought they lost my backpack that I checked because it took them about 45 minutes to find it and get it back to me.. Thank god I met a Venezuelan girl (Mariana) at the Panama …
... feeling unwell during breakfast - so she and Jo Ann had to leave early and go home. Kyra was sick -- but after some sleep, Tylenol and gravel, she was feeling better by the late afternoon.
That left Max and I to tackle Ciclovia and the Usaquen market on our own.
Ciclovia is really amazing, I hadn't heard of it before, but it is an idea that started in Bogota in the 1970's and has since spread to a number of cities (particularly in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services