Holiday Inn Bogota Airport
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... through the crowds, Justin's bag was twice unzipped! Luckily there was nothing in that pocket to take. We were looking for somewhere to have lunch but most restaurants seemed to be closed because of the holiday. We misread the map and stumbled into an area that we immediately realised was dodgey. We saw people walking past and exchanging money through handshakes and not a 'gringo' in sight. We quickly did a u-turn and got out of there! We stopped at a bus station to ...
... city was terrible! At the bus station we get mondongo soup, which was pretty gross and had what looked like tripe in. Yuk! Andy begrudgingly allowed us to get a taxi to the hostel he had booked. When we found the address, the building had no sign, no bell and the shutters were closed. There was no answer when we rapped on the door, so we trapsed off to find somewhere else. This turned out to be a blessing ...
... that I had Andrea all to myself in the afternoons, which gave me more one-on-one time for the price of a normal class.
But I can't learn Spanish fast enough. Brain work worser even before than. I struggle enough with listening to English speakers sometimes, let alone understanding another language.
As for eating, because of my course and other things I had to get done (and socialising) I've often grabbed an empanada off the street for lunch and tried to eat a ...
... that were dealing with us were very friendly and had an aura of calmness. After 30 minutes at immigrations we were cleared to go and get our bags. There was a currency exchange nearby the baggage carousel and the strangest thing happened when I converted the US dollars. They took my passport details, which is normal but they also took a couple of my fingerprints.
It was an adventure just getting to the Arrivals area of the airport. Our ...
... but that didn't stop me what so ever. After only 4 hours of sleep we got up, packed, checked out and rushed to meet Emma and Ben the Pommies as we planned the night before. We headed up the mountain on the western side of the city in order to enjoy a fantastic view of the massive city if Bogota. It was a Sunday morning, and that means everyone was heading up to in order to be part of Sunday mass in the church on the mountain. The que was long but we managed. It ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service