High Park Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Bogota
... up some bread and a packet of crisp and grabbed a minibus to Bogota which took about three and a half hours.
You enter Bogota by the poor south side which at night and all bordered up doesn't give the best inpressions. In the depot I grabbed a taxi and headed to my hostel. Most of the streets were deserted except for the occasional police prescence, hooker (it's legal here) or dodgy looking geezer. The streets around my hostel were empty of anyone and the taxi ...
... a lack of both excessive air conditioning and loud music. In our super comfy seats we twisted and turned the night away on the mountain roads trying to sleep. At one time we stopped for some time before slowly passing an enormous lorry laying on its side, but otherwise the journey was largely uneventful until we awoke to find ourselves snaking along the edge of the most incredibly lush river valley on the outskirts of San Augustin. We had a feeling we were going to like this ...
... various tourist facilities there including restaurants, shops and souvenir stalls/ the small market there (where I stayed for all of 3 minutes). The views are impressive over Bogota which is a huge city and across to Guadalupe Hill. After taking a wrong turn that meant I started down the stairs back to the bottom, and hence had to struggle back up 20-30 steps, and wandering around a little more for pictures we decided to head down the cable car. Joining a long queue we eventually ...
... search of some local places that would be more vibrant.
We strolled over to the old fort and oldest part of town. This was the first time we had really seen this part of town at night, the accent lighting was gorgeous against the old buildings. We asked a few questions, went upstairs to this one place, turned out to be quite cliquey and standoffish. Went down to a corner, had heard of a lively locals salsa bar called "Donde Fidel?", or "Wheres Fidel?". The owner, Fidel, is ...
We both had flights booked to fly out of Bogota at the same on Monday 28th April. So we decided to spend one last weekend there before hand, to see some more of the city. On one of the days, we finally managed to do the city bike tour that we'd wanted to do when were there at the start (but couldn't do due to a torrential apocalyptic downpour!). This was really fun and interesting - and we had a great group of people who we got to know and went out for beers with after the tour. ...