Travel Blogs from Bogota
... there’s no point in leaving her on her own.
I tried to order a taxi through the app on my phone, but the taxi never showed up. I waited ten minutes and then got annoyed and just walked home. Everyone is telling me I shouldn’t walk around at night on my own, but it was only a ten minute walk, and I feel completely comfortable walking around. Maybe I shouldn’t, but I do, so ...
... is getting dark and we dont plan on staying out in this area at night as it is notmthe safest at night we head for a local restaurant and find to our delight a great little Mexican restaurant a few streets from the hostel. It was good to eat one of our favourite quisines again. Our tiny room has a decent bed with a thick doona which is needed here due to the drop in temperatures at night. We have hot water and to be honest the best hot shower for ages.
Thursday July ...
... a right palarva getting on another tour but we managed it. The Sal Cathedral is one of only 2 underground Cathedrals in the world. The cathedral was built by the local miners who were mining for salt. It's quite an interesting tour, it was quick as we were running late (good job really as if the tours are too long I get bored and switch off) . There tour goes past 14 small chapels which represent the Jesus's' last journey to 180m underground to a large ...
... eat)...mesa (table) - we were seated.
Our Lonely Planet recommended a bike tour of the city and with Chris's impeccable researching skills we discovered it was just around the corner from where we were staying. We were up in time for the 10.30am tour and so strolled around the corner only to find about 60 students from Pensilvania University also embarking on a bike tour. We stood by, bikes at the ready and was entertained while ...
... for a few minutes while I ran there. I arrived to a ready bicycle, a German couple, and Mike, who owned the company and led the tours. Our first stop was in the Plaza del Periodisto, the journalists plaza where the Bogota daily paper used to be headquartered. Fitting since Mike was a former journalist from Walnut Creek and the German woman was a journalist for a philosophy magazine. Throw in her boyfriend, who is a physicist, and myself, and we made quite ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center