Hotel Porton Bogota
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the Colombianos say it's muy frio --very cold, but it hasn't gotten below 50 at night and stays around 60s in the day which we find very pleasant. One guide told us today that Bogota has 2 seasons: cold, and very cold.
Monserrate area. This is a sacred spot on the mountain overlooking Bogota. There is a church and a path to travel to see the various stations of the cross with almost human-size statues illustrating them. It's incredibly lush with exotic ...
... comical, yet beautiful.
Again no photo flash was allowed and again also, my prized soft footed mono pod to support long exposures was "prohibito". I did my best to become a human tripod.
While we viewed the exhibits located on two floors of this museum, I encountered one of a female that caught my attention. She was beautiful and very large. The viewer looked at her from behind. As I viewed the painting, I noticed that there was ...
Bogotá's most popular attraction is a church overlooking the city located on the mountaintop called Monserrate. This place is popular with hikers as the ascent is steep and worth the walk. Unfortunately the hike goes through a dangerous area and people are advised not to walk through it, except on Saturdays (someone in the hostel said a group of friends were ...
... to show the Colombians how to dance. It was an excellent final night. We had a very slow hangover recovery, not helped by the arrival of Scott and Oscar (Inca Trail) and the inevitable trip to El Mirador. We finally headed to Medellin on the coldest bus in the world. The journey wasn't helped by a Colombian lady singing "Hotel California" for the entire 18 hour drive in a mix of Spanish and English. Never again will we be able to ...
... their GPS I investigate places to go. Too much starring at a screen we decided to go out. Candaleria Old city looked a good place to start. We negotiated a taxi to take us wait while we walked around them bring us back. Journey was 45 min each way, hour walk around the driver waited.
Candelaria is a mix of old and new, some lovingly restored other left to rot. Shanty towns cling perilously to the hill ...