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... nice to get to the cinema and enjoy a movie. I’ve really missed that. It’s nice to be in a place where the movies are in original language with subtitles in spanish, instead of dubbed.
I also got my spanish course sorted for Monday, so I will start at Learn More Than Spanish at 9am on Monday. I’m looking forward to learning some ...
... they like to go to church. So when we wanted to take the funicular (a cable railway) to the top of a hill overlooking Bogota, we didn't expect to be met by a flood of churchgoers. On the top of the Monserrate, there's not only a lovely view of the city, but also a church that attracts a lot of visitors. The crowd gave the place a very cosy feeling. After descending we visited the museum of gold, with a spectacular collection of ...
... for novelty rides. We get to the restaurant and once my greenness has dissipated, we actually have an amazing three course lunch and fresh juice for $8 each. Afterwards we visit the Museo de Botero which is full of artworks from various artists including Monet, Renoir and Picasso. But if you've never seen Fernando Botero's work, look it up. He seems to have some kind if infatuation with round, plump depictions of humans, with very oddly small features. ...
... but the experiences here are so much broader.
We asked Nestor to take us, because we thoughthe could help with all the interaction. This was a good move -- although, for the most part, adults are not allowed into any of the job training sessions. Nestor got them started though. In many of the sessions, the kids found a Colombian kid who knew just a bit of English, and they would help ...
... by the horror surrounding them, that they would rally against it.
There is also a square now called the "Square of Lights" which used to be the epicentre of the cartels operations in the city. It is now filled with these beautiful white antennae soaring up to the sky that light up at night. The symbolism of hope was incredibly moving.
The people here are the friendliest I have ever met- they go above and beyond to ...
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