Sofitel Bogota Victoria Regia
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Topography - Columbia has it all! Mountains, beaches & jungles. If you came here on vacation and didn't like the surroundings, a one-hour flight puts you in a completely different environment.
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Today wasn’t exactly what I had expected, but it ended up being a nice day. I spent the morning going through some lessons on Rosetta Stone, trying to prepare for my first Spanish class tomorrow. At about 2pm I went for a walk up to a group of three really nice malls that are all together called Atlantis, Retiro, and Andino. I met Melissa’s mom there at 2:30pm and we were supposed to go to a party ...
... when this started.
That's all for now. Got to catch a flight tomorrow at 10am, be at the airport at 9am.
Going to Medellin!
For all trip researchers: buy a PLANE ticket! Do not take a 13 hour bus! I went to lan.com and selected Colombia as the country but you can still buy with american credit card, US pasports, address and from inside the US. We did. The prices are different if you select the US as your country.
... of every kind. An explosion of shimmering wonder, a real El Dorado.
But it’s not the only thing that is shining in this city, and not even the only precious one. There are also emeralds: apparently Colombia is a major exporter of these precious stones, and we could not refrain from taking a look at the market where they are sold in every shape and size. Not quite the classic South American market, as it is a building with a series of jewelry stores full of these ...
... is really respected so is not painted over and destroyed etc. Then we got the cable car up to the Monserrate (3300m altitude) to have a whole view of Bogota...and walked back down.
As most people probably already know on our last day we got robbed... so i wont go into it too much but basically it was just annoying it had happened so early and made me feel a bit stupid ha. Plus the family from the hostel were so so nice and told us not to pay for our ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSofitel Bogota Victoria Regia
This is a nice hotel, but not as nice as other Sofitels. The staff is great but the facility falls a little short of expectations. I found less expensive properties in Bogota equally as comfortable at half the price.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.