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... I drink some tap water. Tap water in the cities is drinkable! However, they use a lot of chlorine and I don't like the taste. So I give in and take the bottle out of our fridge.
I have the start of a little headache, I bet it's a combination of dehydration and the high altitude.
They warn you that you may get dizzy and/or tired from the high altitude in Bogota. We didn't notice it yesterday.
We did today when walking up hills. It's ...
... po’. Il secondo museo che abbiamo visto č altrettanto impressionante, essendo stracolmo d’oro in ogni sua forma, dimensione e colore. Ci sono maschere, gioielli, utensili e artefatti di ogni tipo. Un esplosione di luccicante meraviglia, una vera e propria El Dorado.
Ma non č l’unica cosa luccicante che si trova in questa cittā, e nemmeno l’unica preziosa. Ci sono anche gli smeraldi; apparentemente la Colombia č un grosso esportatore di queste ...
... I Didn't Know About Bogota (And I Bet You Didn't Either!)
1. Toilet Paper -- it is like some sort of mystical thing here. This is a pretty 'first world' city. Great parks, huge culture, wonderful food etc. But when it comes to toilet paper, they still seem to be figuring it out. For the most part, toilet paper does not go into the toilet. Beside every toilet is a garbage can - and you put your used toilet paper in there. And ...
... classical chamber music and then, when we all thought it was over, the kids dropped the violoncellos and violas and all the violins but one (played by the lead). They added a guitar and a box drum, a percussion set and a double bass, and started to jam. They riffed on Columbian songs and Christmas songs and other pieces known only to them -- but they were so good, and so intense, and so young, it was great to be part of it.
... scoop out the seeds, and enjoy! You can chew the seeds or swallow them whole. Some people have a hard time getting over the texture of this fruit (they refer to it as "elephant snot"), but I love it!
Pitaya (pih-tie-ya): Pitayas are yellow with an uneven texture on the outside. You can cut these open, too, and eat them with a spoon. The texture is similar to a kiwi, but it's sweet instead of tart. Pitayas also have seeds, which you eat. You have to be ...
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