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It was at Orlando airport when we first learnt of the 'proof of onward travel' policy to allow entry to Colombia. Oops. As we blatantly did not have this as we hadn't got onward travel booked we had a problem, 5am is not a good time to present such an obstacle. We eventually resolved it with a call to another airline and a 'booking' with them so got on our way ok. A brief stop in Fort Lauderdale and 3 1/2 hours later we could see Colombia's lush landscape forming below us. Bogotá's ...
... At the Portal Norte I caught a private bus to Zipaquirá and I was finally on my way.
All told my 4 hours of bus... enjoyment... cost $3.50. Not bad, but I barely got to Zipaquirá in time to see the cathedral. I hopped off the bus in the middle of town, got a burger, and wandered up the hill towards the salt mines. Zipaquirá is a town of 100,000, separated from Bogotá by a couple miles of farmland. Parts of it were pretty pretty.
... I was a good guy. So then the other guy looked at me for awhile, felt my hands.
They both discussed, seemed to arrive at a smile together. I had been accepted by them.
I got the guys a beer, the indigenous guy wanted some time alone with me, shooed the other guy away and talked with me alone for about half an hour. I don't know about aura and energy and all those things but this man had a powerful, calm and clear presence. I told him how I had come here, how I ...
... lobster, lion fish and nurse sharks.
Arriving in Panama on Saturday the 26th we got off the boat at Portobello, a small old town with remains of old fortresses. We had to wait 5 hours before the lady of the Panamanian immigration arrived to stamp our passports!
I quite liked the city of Panama, it's modern, big skyscrapers, but there is an old part the Casco Viejo which has small alleys and which is completely being renovated. Of many houses you only see the outside, ...
... monument in Bogotá. I went there for lunch with my parents, and as we were parking I saw on the side of the monument, right next to the statue of Simon Bolivar, a peaceful and very well attended demonstrtation for Venezuela.
Over the past weeks the situation in Venezuela has escalated, and violence in demonstration, which start peacefully, is no longer rare: people are losing their lifes in both ...