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Travel Blogs from Bogota
... full blast especially with those ear piercing horns made infamous at the last world cup. Nearly everyone was dressed in the national team yellow and as a result of their win very happy and excited. We watched the start of the game in Bolivar square the main city plaza where they had a large TV screen set up and where there was a sea of yellow. We also managed to fit in around the excitement of the game visits to the ...
... People literally convert their garages, front gardens or even entire houses into bakeries, restaurants, shops, bars.. You name it..
I made it a goal of mine, on recommendation, to watch a match in the Copa libertadores ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copa_Liber tadores ) . As luck would have it my adopted local team Santa Fe are playing Zamora, of Venezuela, tonight. The ticket prices fell within budget and our task was to find the ...
... to personal safety -- he asked if this was a place that he had to worry about 'pocket-napping' ... :)
Anyway - a successful day of shopping, lunch at Archie's in the mall .... And we were home by 5pm. Yikes!
This was also to be the day that I tried my third Colombian recipe -- tamales wrapped in banana leaves. Basically this is three kinds of marinated pork (ribs, belly and loin), with masarepa, potatoes, peas and carrots ...
... 7th because it is Colombia's independence day, so most people are off work and able to join us at school. It's always a great way to kick off the new school year! I'm so excited for the months ahead, and so thankful that God brought me back to this wonderful school community. I had several parents tell me today that they were so thankful their child was in my class, and to please let them know if there was ...
... markets. The Police museum is closed til June which was a bit disappointing, as I wanted to find out about Colombia´s most infamous criminals.
I went to the supermarket on the way back and got fresh salad things for tea tonight and a beer. I have a sore neck and am having an early night, for a change. Tomorrow I am going to Zipaquira to see the salt cathedral, and maybe a couple of museums that were closed today.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet