Hotel Dann Carlton Bogota
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... it has no bishop and therefore no official status as a cathedral in Catholicism.
The temple at the bottom has three sections, representing the birth, life, and death of Jesus. The icons, ornaments and architectural details are hand carved in the halite rock. Some marble sculptures are included. The Salt Cathedral is considered one of the most notable achievements of Colombian architecture. It has also ...
April 5. After an uneventful flight (note 1) (the best flights are the uneventful ones) I arrived in Santiago. Made my way to the hostel (2), dumped my stuff and hit the streets of Santiago. First I went to the Plaza de Armas, which I enjoyed wandering around in last time I was in Santiago, but it was fenced off as it is being renovated. Then I went looking for my favourite ice cream shop. I only had a vague ...
It was so good to be on land after 5 days at sea, although we felt pretty shaky with what we diagnosed as "land sickness." We got to our hostel and washed off 5 days of salt water and wobbled around town looking for food. The next day Marco and Stephan checked in to our hostel so it was cool to see them again. We hung out that afternoon with them as well as Phil and the two America girls, just walking around the city having a few drinks as we went. It was an odd ...
... very loud music. They are protesting the fact that the top Major in Bogota Government was removed from office. Many reasons really. The latest issue is that he unilaterally banned bullfighting without a vote of the people. Bullfighting seasons starts this week in Bogota. This decision was poplar with many people; however, it is an abuse of power. This major was also responsible for garbage collection in the city. ...
... to change busses. I jumped off at the end and was less than a mile from where I had started. I decided to be adventurous and go straight for some local food. I walked down a side street that had some places to eat. I place at the end was full of pilots and nicely dressed business men thought the establishment certainly did not meet these standards. I figured this was a good place to start; timid and exhausted I sat in the corner, and looking at the menu tried ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service