Hotel Porton Bogota
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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After an incredible 10 weeks, and slightly longer than planned in Central America, it was time to head to the huge continent that is South America. We have just over 4 months to cover as much ground as possible, so fingers crossed we'll see some amazing things!
The cheapest way for us to fly to the north of Colombia from Panama City ended up being a very cirquitous route via Bogota and Medellin, two cities we hope to visit ...
... artefacts, separated into the various civilisations who had lived on the land that is now Colombia and that had created them but it all soon became a little samey samey. Gold jaguars, little trinkets, small statues - very impressive, especially when considering the primitive tools used but once I'd seen a few I was happy to skim through the rest. Flying around the other 2 floors we finished the museum and headed back to the hostel. That night Justin on lead guitar led a small band in ...
There was an international film festival, rooms were hard to find. We finally found one that worked at a place called La Casona, a small room but great common areas, breakfast included, very good location, and (AHHH), air conditioning. This place was hot, we needed it.
We were finally home after a long day of travel. We showered the travel grime off our bodies, relaxed a bit and discussed ideas for later.
My sister Annie loves ceviche. This is a city ...
... a bit of a change of scene. I managed to clear immigration, fill in my tax declaration form and find an ATM using the international language of pointing at things and saying them in English. Explaining where I wanted to go to the taxi driver was made easier by the name being Cranky Croc Hostel...and I managed to make it there only paying a 40% Premium for not having small enough denominations of notes.
... of Parque Virrey -- which feels kind of like a mini-Central Park. It is lined with obviously high end apartment buildings, lots of dog walkers, and more English speakers than we had encountered so far. We also stumbled upon a church that is probably only a 10 minute walk -- we are planning to go to Christmas mass there tonight.
Tonight I made the Ajiaco Botano - sometimes described as Bogota Soup, and a kind of Columbian comfort food. It turned out ...