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Travel Blogs from Bogota
... early dinner at a restaurant near the hotel. Matthew had a Cuban style platter with pulled pork, rice and beans, I had a Mexican style platter with perfectly cooked steak, guacamole, sour cream, salsa and tortillas, both were delicious, cheap and washed down with a cold Club Colombia beer! Feeling a bit jet lagged we called it night, excited as to what the next day will ...
... old colonial looking buildings. We were told the must see thing to do in Bogota was to visit the gold museum however after seeing 20 rooms full of old gold, it gets rather dull.
We did however enjoy visiting the Botero museum which is an art museum concentrating on larger people/animals. We also were quite impressed with the money museum which showed the history of Colombian Money and how it is made (and had some impressive looking machines ...
... the amount of water in that river until u see it. The boat ride was so amazin but then I seen a movement on the water turning round to the guy I screamed is it them....si...2 grey amazon river dolphins were just playing about in front of the boat it was just so jaw dropping and yes I cried. 2 scarlet macawas flew by us and that was awesome having worked with them in cages ...
... quick ride through the Red light district. All done Columbian style, riding on pavements or the wrong way up oneway streets, crossing roads in front of cars. With helmets on I might add, apparently the authorities frown on it if we dont! Back on my own I then rode a cable car 500m high above the city to a church which boasts awesome views over the whole area. Took some overcast but nice shots then strolled back to the hostel and started my ...
This was a fascinating display of paintings and sculptures by Francisco Botero, Colombia's most famous artist.
His art is quite comical- it concentrates on paintings of overweight, small eyed people, bowls of fruits and naked, rather large ladies.
An interesting eye for things.
There were also a few paintings by Picasso, Monet, Matisse and Henry Moore sculptures.
All in all an excellent display-and best of all, ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool