Gold museum, book exchange, and Monserrate cable car! The gold museum in Bogota is supposed to be one of the nicest museums and all of South America and it was definitely very impressive. It was four floors and had some of the most amazing pieces of artwork I've ever seen! After the gold museum I went back to the hostel and grabbed my books to go and exchange them at the bike tour company which also had a large selection of books. It took me almost an hour to di...
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Bogota bike tours and Boltero Museo Quite a few backpackers that I have met have recommended the Bogotá bike tour. Plus it's the #1 thing to do out of163 on trip advisor.... It was a great tour and I'm glad I went, we got to see a lot of landmarks and went places that you would normally not go in Bogotá. While on the tour I was told the famous Boltero museum was closed on Tuesdays and I had planned on going tomorrow which was a Tuesday..... So after the bike...
World Cup final Germany played Argentina in the World Cup final, and beat them 1-0. I wanted Argentina to win because I will be traveling there in the near future, but that's pretty much the only reason..... I've watched more soccer in the last month that I have in my entire life I think...... And with all the diving and cheating that I saw in the tournament if anything it's made me have less respect for the game!
Rio claro to Bogota......5 hours.......?!?and party bus! Right after breakfast I headed out to the highway and tried hitchhiking until a bus came along and picked me up! Again what was supposed to take around five hours took about 8 to get to Bogotá. I met some friends when I arrived who were going on a party bus so I joined them. Even though they took us to a very expensive bar, it was a cool place and a good night!
Hitch or bus to Bogota....bus! I had originally planned on hitchhiking to Bogotá as Claire had done the same but I opted for the bus because it was quite cheap..... (not because I'm a big ol chicken.....) When I did get the Bogotá on my nice relaxing bus ride I decided to get public transport to the Hostel instead of just taking a simple taxi. Well there were two places in Bogotá with the same name I was trying to go I jumped on the wrong bus!!! Long story s...