Holiday Inn Bogota Airport
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... up. They have really nice leather sandals. Lots of great styles but it was not meant to be. I walk into a shoe store and I get the same thing each time. I walk in, they look up, then down at my feet. They start to smile. I say in my best Spanish, :do you have any shoes in a 42?" They smile, shake their heads and say "no". The look on their faces is less of a smile and more like a snicker. The biggest ...
... there. There probably was many Hispanic tourists but i was expecting to see crowds of brash Americans / blond Germans / burnt British. Nope. Just us. Standing out like sore thumbs. Me at least a foot taller than the locals and both of us glowing an incandescent white.
Cerro de Monserrate. This is a beautiful church high on the mountain overlooking the city which glows an eerie pink at night. We set out in the late morning to climb to the top and see the statue of fallen Christ ...
... at me and yells, Come on girl! I'm authorized! To which I reply: It's ok- thanks! The next taxi comes and I get in. He fits the criteria but along the way he asks me-What are you thinking about? Whether I'm going to rob you or not? I laugh very hard and start talking about the other taxi driver and we talk about the safety of the taxi system. That questions scared me a lot because in a year of taking taxis off the street not one had mentioned that specifically. So ...
... left. Then Kevin, Shawna, Scott and I stayed there talking because we had wi-fi. I was able to finally send my blogs from Sabbath and Sunday. Without having connection since we arrived, I really wanted to get them posted.
The mosquitos started biting, so we headed back to our room to change and get ready for dinner. For dinner we had Spaghetti. Nora ate with us, and she was kind of just stirring her spaghetti around and not eating it quickly. ...
... 283;r kolem 14 stupňů. Hodně tu však prší. To jsme zaznamenali okamžitě. Prakticky každý den alespoň na chvíli sprchlo, a během celého dne to vypadalo na déšť, krom pár okamžiků sluníčka.
Krom zmíněné vyhlídky a domu Simona Bolivara město nabízí ke shlédnutí spoustu kostelů, katedrál, několik ulic s hezky zdobenými kolumbijskými domy a velkým náměstím s ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet