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Travel Blogs from Bogota
Today we went to Monserrate. It is a church up on a hill. Bogota is at 2,625 m and from the "hill" you look down on Bogota from 3,127 m. The taxi ride there was interesting because we got to see an area of the city that we had not seen before and it was very hilly so the views were great.
To get up the hill we took a Funicular. I am not a fan of heights to say the least so this ...
... horrible feeling that every time i do the wide eyed "nope, i didn't understand one bit of that" face, the price quadruples. This is a shame as i think i might be missing out on some real bargains. My favorite so far being the beautifully crafted Jesus on the cross accompanied by American GIs and Jason from Friday 13th, a modern masterpiece in my mind. ;
Let's just start off this entry with a shout out: to my friend, Carolina, for inviting me into her home, among her friends and family, and for showing me the booming, bustling city of Bogota as no "tourist" ever has.
I met Carolina, a chill, adventurous and inspiring 23 year old city goer who works in styling and TV production, on my infamous lost city trek in the jungles of Colombia, and she told me to call her once I got into ...
... assistance given to ordinary citizens affected by the FARC guerrillas in the countryside of Colombia. Supposedly, officials and higher-ups from those regions had received more handouts and compensation from the federal government in compensation for the guerrillas' activities and now the citizens wanted their share as well. Of course, the students from the many Universities in the area were eager to join in, getting their last bit of fun before the long ...
... traveled around the room, and everyone had a good time and laughed about who was getting the present. At the end, the present was shared by all. It was pieces of candy.
After the party ended, I went up to the restaurant to get on the internet. I talked with several people via Facebook, and they were excited to give reports from their Feast sites. I returned to our room and took a shower. It was a wonderful first day of the Feast of Tabernacles 2012.
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services