Hotel Estelar De La Feria
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Early one morning, with new friends Tom, Derrick, and Jasmine, we piled in the cars and headed for Parque Natural Chicaque. This park, called the cloud forest, is actually a beautiful, privately owned natural reserve about an hour outside of Bogotá. The park has seven types of forest, countless species of flora and fauna unique in ...
Landed safely in Bogota on December 28th at the new airport which is approximately twice the size of the Robert Stanfield airport in Halifax. Customs and Immigration where efficient and very welcoming. Tourist information was very helpful and provided maps and answered all of our questions. Next it was off to the ATM to get Colombian Peso's. WOW. The conversion rate last time I checked was about 1935 pesos to 1 dollar Canadian. We walked away with 800,000 ...
... group. We continued through the extremely busy streets of La Candelaria, wizzing past emerald dealer and juice vendors. We stopped at the site of the assassination of Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, and heard how this incited the Bogotazo riots. We weaved up and down the tall sidewalks, crossing streets and avoiding carts, people, vehicles. It wasn't an easy ride. Mike brought us to an alley with good street art, and took us through an industrial area to a huge ...
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... out for some dinner. We sat down in what looked like a traditional restaurant and tried to read the menu. It's not a massive cultural misunderstanding we were dealing with here we were just trying to read it. 'Habla ingles?' We asked the waiter, he smiled and shook his head. We ended up pointing to a dish on the menu and mimed out beer...we got there in the end.The beers arrived with a bubbling soup which turned out to be the local specialty. We ...
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