Travel Blogs from Bogota
... of humidity. A last I was in long trousers! We ate at a traditional 'pick your pizza slices and stand up against a dirty counter to eat' type of place. Great pizza though. All washed down with a can of local beer. Life doesn't get much better than this. 28th August .. Today we went emerald hunting. To be more specific trapiche emeralds. A friend of Linda's wanted one. These emeralds are only found in ...
... on a single pivot point. It is quite difficult but fun to try. If things like this interest you, you should also look into ´the zig´ a fun, large, steel flow toy that has been expoed at Burningman. The guys practicing were great and took me back to their little garage filled in every corner with every circus toy you could want. They explained to me that this was 20 years of consolidation to acquire all the material. I hung out ...
I made my way from bogota to Leticia. I couldn't wait to be off the plane and to my final destination as I'm running down the stairs I look over and look at most of the plane takin pictures of it, not realising that that's the first time they hav prob been on a plane. The airport was a tiny little room and the baggage claime was a free for all out of 50 people of the flight about ...
... completely shuttered building, probably three or floor stories high, all the buildings around had shutters, certainly didn't look like any hostel i'd seen before. The road was in need of repair, lighting was pretty dim, we'd passed a few sporadic drinkers on the streets just before hand but no obvious sign of a bar, I certainly felt a touch wary but he assured me the address matched, switched off the engine and getting out the cab told me ...
... into the town was entertaining. Our driver, John, seemed to be playing a game of chicken and dodgems with other drivers, hurtling through the smallest gap in the traffic.
And boy, there was some traffic. Bogota was a snarling mess of cars, buses, collectivo vans and street performers juggling at traffic lights.
It made Buenos Aires seem positively quiet.
The city also seemed to have an energy all of its own and a ...
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