Hotel America Bogota

Calle 66 no 8-23, Bogota, 1200, Colombia | 3 star hotel
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A travel blog entry by jackcox

... it's kind of like giving money to a charity.

Obviously I hadn't even considered that I might need an ESTA but fortunately I found out they're valid for 2 years so the one I got last July meant that my trip to Colombia was still on.

In Houston was Alistair, probably the most repugnant man I've ever met. As he drunkenly overtook people in the hour long queue to get through customs number 1, he decided to stand well within my personal cylinder of space and breathe the ...

First day ... Raining and getting our bearings

A travel blog entry by rpdizy


... hour and a half was enough time.

Next, we went to the Casa de Moneda -- the 'money museum'. This traced the making and use of money in Columbia from the time of gold mining by the indigenous Indians to the arrival of the conquistadores to present day. It was good for half an hour. These museums were all free too!And there are others in the area -- kind of like the Smithsonians in Washington.

We wondered around ...

Protest in Bogota!

A travel blog entry by hastie_gringo


... inside to deliver the letter

Luckily she comes back out again....and takes up position at the front entrance. After about 15 minutes a police officer walks out of the embassy and approaches her. I start snapping photos. He asks her a few questions then walks around the corner, gets on the walkie talkie and fills in the bosses. Unfortunately I take 1 too many pics, next thing ya know he is walking over to me. No Hablo Espanol I say but its clear ...

Paloma, Paloma!

A travel blog entry by pbarratt


... in his zip pocket. He politely removed her.

I was distracted by the chubby woman who now had her hand on Dan's backpack. Her chubbiness was no match for me, I bumped her out the way and we made a speedy exit.

Yes, we felt pretty smug to have foiled them - felt like something to tick off on the South American experience list.

We didn't have any other problems but it did stay front of mind. Tourists do stick out like a sore thumb ...

Bogota and Botero

A travel blog entry by beebcity


... regions use gold and why, where it was found etc. It also houses thousands of beautiful and ancient gold pieces, definitely worth the $3USD. The afternoon consisted of chilling in a coffee shop and conversing with a senior aged woman from Florida for about an hour while we explored the main government area once again. Not our favorite capital city, but not a bad one either. Either way we were definitely ready to move on to the Caribbean ...


This 3 star hotel, located in the Chapinero area of Bogota, is near Mount Monserrate, Plaza Del Chorro Del Quevedo, Torre Colpatria, and Museo de Arte Colonial.
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