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Travel Blogs from Bogota
... disc across a room full of people, aiming at gunpowder filled packages trying to make them explode. We arrived and the only rule we were told was that the game was free, provided you buy beer. Easy done.
We were taken to the Amateur section where our targets were around 10m away. The pros standing next to us were hurling their iron discs 20m. The name of ...
... is really strange. It makes it feel much later than it is. It is cooler in Bogota because of the altitude so I think the high today was 18 deg with very little humididty. That being said, when we went for dinner around 7:30 it had rained and cooled off a bit (maybe down to 15 deg), there were people wearing big puffy jackets, jackets with fur lined hoods and one woman had on a scarf, touque and mittens!
I will add pictures ...
... active and interesting party scene, not that I felt inclined to join in.
There be gold in those hills!
As I said in the first entry of this blog this stop in Bogota was more about getting over the horrific journey to get here than really doing serious sightseeing as am planning on spending 3 or 4 more days here before returning to Buenos Aires. I did however get to the Museo del Oro (museum of gold) That apparently holds the most gold ...
... the amount I wanted... Had to do three transactions for that, paying fees every time. :-(
Anyway, mission completed!
Mission two was to take the cable car up Monserrate mountain, where they have a nice church and amazing views over Bogotá.
Walking to the start gave me a nice impression of busy Bogotá. It didn't feel unsafe at all but I was still careful with my camera.
I asked ...
... above sea level), Paula suggested it was time to see the real Bogota and head down to one of the many salsa clubs. This is a passion for the locals and I was eager to observe it. Observing salsa, however is not an option. You must embrace it, be a part of it and immerse yourself in salsa. When we entered there were many couples grinding away on the dance floor, in what i would describe as trying to have sex with clothes on whilst standing up. As I watched ...