Travel Blogs from Bogota
Everyone was told to be up early for a quick get away, HA ! What a crock of ****, nothing happens fast with this trip. All of us packed our bikes outside the hotel and waited for Nick to get his **** in gear.
Finally we left and it absolutely ****** it down!!! The roads turned into rivers. Water was gushing vertically out of the drains …
Ibague to Bogata
Miles - 136
Bike flying day! We were told to get up early for a quick get away...ha! We waited around for Nick and finally left, it was pouring down again. The roads were like rivers, water coming out of drains...we were drenched.
We rode as one big group lead by Nick, somehow we lost Alex, Rob, Clive, …
... pretty easy to shrug them off with a simple, ´Amigo I´m not a tourist´ and a wave of the hand, though in the first day I`m sure ´tourist´ flowed like musk all around me. Some though, would walk with you for blocks ´just to practicing their English and allowing you to practice Spanish´ before making the sales pitch thinking they had you in the bag.
The second night I found some circus performers in one of the squares. ...
... side of the city but I definitely felt an air of uncomfortableness walking around at night. Apparently the city has a lot of crime due to the huge divide between the 5% with money and the 95% without. Either way Yai and Fernanda made my stay in Bogota really enjoyable and I was to extend my time spent with them because they kindly invited me into the surrounding mountains to stay with their ...
... had bags the rest were made out of various boxes with a piece of string as a handle (just wish I had thought of that)........the next stage was taxis from random people to get random stamps on my passport was so well organised that I just sat back and handed my passport over.....4 cars and 2 boats later I was on my final leg goin up the amazon was so amazing u can't ...
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