Travel Blogs from Bogota
... countryside, multiplying by the hundreds every few years, and they can't do anything about it because there is a public outcry every time they try and cull them! We also saw the Bogota bull-fighting stadium, which is currently not in use because the mayor is against it - he staged ice-skating in it last bull-fighting season, so they couldn't fight on it (it would make things interesting though!). We also went to a Tejo (Colombia's national ...
... feel like I haven't scratched the surface of Bogotá and the surrounding area. Infact I feel like I could stay in Colombia for a year and not be bored once so its a bit of a shame to be leaving and I almost feel guilty for not having done enough. That's not to say I haven't enjoyed what I have done, ive had some mad times in Bogotá and wish I could stay much, much longer.
P.S. photos will follow shortly I need to sleep now though so I will put them up tomorrow.
... us to switch the lamps off, form a line and walk through this narrow passageway, with a rope handle rail to follow... Iv been in a few situations like this, and its always a weird situation when you can fell your pupils trying to search out for light, but there is none. We had a chance to use pick axes and have a go and excavating some salt, I can confirm it must have been hard shifts in the mines, and of course we had to lick the walls to check.... Another highlight was the water ...
... here. But only to us. Our hosts have been very good at helping out with money. Especially, when bartering. We have received some really great deals from street vendors and restuarants. Some has even come because they through in that we are from the USA. The dollar signed is used, but of course, money is Colombian pesos. Yesterday we exchanged $510 dollars and walked away with over One Million pesos. Millionaires! If you come here, you ...
... hour coach ride. Bogota is the fourth highest capital city in the world and you land fast to maintain the lift in the thinner air. Quite an experience. The highest capital city is the best part of a kilometre higher. Take a guess! I flew out of it several years ago. The answer is at the end of this entry. The hostel we arrived at was superb and located in the heart of an area in Bogota known as Candelaria. This area ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center