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Well that was one of the tougher travel days I have had!
We definitely needed re-de-iceing .... I just didn't expect it to take 2 hours! And yet ....
We finally had wheels up at 2pm -- roughly when we were originally supposed to land. We had breakfast at 3pm (this was supposed to be a morning flight, remember), although the booze was free. So red wine with my omelette it is!
The flight itself was pretty uneventful - we didn't crash - it's just that by ...
... roofs when the rain was strongest. We stayed at our hostel, drinking tea, tying up loose ends, and prepping to head out tomorrow for Villa De Leyva, a four hour bus ride north to an apparently lovely colonial town, heading in the direction of the Caribbean Coast.
Eli: Saturday, we woke up and did all our school work including blog, read, math and social studies. We were planning on going to a huge mall in Bogotá. When we got there, we noticed it was massive. ...
... and this one didn't disappoint. It was way too crowded though, but I guess that was a good thing considering what everybody was telling me. During the week, not many venture in to this part of town making it an easy area to target tourists and steal from them. I went on a Sunday and enjoyed it a lot. We proceeded to visit Museo Botero, a highlight of our trip. It's an excellent museum that should rank as a priority if you ever ...
... and apparently it occurs every day. It was really impressive; you wouldn't see the like of it at Buckingham Palace! We paid a visit to the 82nd street district, the wealthier end of town. As with all other South American cities we've visited, there was no end of designer shops and high end restaurants. We've seen a consistent disparity of wealth in all countries. The teleferico (cable car) ride to the Montserrat chapel provided a bird's eye view of the city which is built on ...
... n gigante'. Again, the people in the shop were very friendly and patient and brought me book after book.
I also stumbled upon the Museo Botero, connected to the Casa de Moneda, both free. Botero was an artist and the museum also featured works by Picasso and others.
The Casa de Moneda is about money and shares the history of colonization, slavery, and how money came into effect.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking