MUSEO DEL ORO During our time in Bogotá, we visited several different museums and learned a great deal about Colombia, its vibrant history, and its indigenous people. Three of the more notable museums that we visited in Bogotá were the Museo del Oro (Gold), Museo del Cobre (Copper), and the Museo Internacional de la Esmeralda… Continue reading GOLD AND EMERALDS AND COPPER, OH MY!
For Part One of our Adventures With Luisa and Guillermo, click here. CERRO DE GUADALUPE After visiting the Plaza de Paloquemao, Luisa and Guillermo brought us through a rougher part of Bogotá, filled with prostitutes and drug dealers, on our way to the statue of the Virgin of Guadalupe. This part of the city is… Continue reading ADVENTURES WITH LUISA AND GUILLERMO (PART TWO)
Tomorrow, February 13, 2018, we will be leaving Bogotá, Colombia, heading west to Ibagué, Colombia. We have been extremely busy with making plans, repacking, and enjoying our last days in Bogotá. We have had an incredible time here and we have really come to love this great Colombian city. We will surely miss Bogotá and… Continue reading A BRIEF UPDATE – LEAVING BOGOTÁ
GOT PLANS? WE DO NOW One night while sitting down to dinner of stinky cheese and crusty bread at the apartment in Bogotá, Guillermo (our Airbnb hosts are Luisa and Guillermo) asked us if we had any plans the next day. We responded that we had no concrete plans and that we were open to… Continue reading ADVENTURES WITH LUISA AND GUILLERMO (PART ONE)
LUISA, GUILLERMO, AND THE PUSSYCATS We arrived at our Airbnb in Bogotá, Colombia and Guillermo and Luisa were waiting at the door of their apartment building to greet us and help us carry our bags up five flights of stairs. Yes, our Airbnb is on the 5th floor, not including the ground floor. Nope, there… Continue reading SETTLING INTO OUR NEW HOME
OUR 3 DAYS AT HOBU HOSTEL IN BOGOTÁ When we arrived at Hobu Hostel we rang the bell at the front gate. We were greeted by Juan Manuel, one of the hosts from the hostel, who came out to unlock the gate and let us in. Hobu hostel is an old house that was recently… Continue reading A HOSTEL ENVIRONMENT