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September 27, 2017

I knew today was going to be a great day when, just as we were being seated on the verandah of the chocolate museum for breakfast (yes, Oliver is never coming home) which overlooks a beautiful courtyard with a large Spanish moss draped oak, ‘The Saints, Go Marching In’...

September 26, 2017

After two weeks in Bogota, it was time for some adventure. We decided to take a bus from Bogota to the old colonial city of Villa de Leyva, a four hour drive. And, public transportation in Colombia provided plenty of adventure.

We successfully navigated the bus terminal...

September 24, 2017

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Wrapping up our time in Bogota, we have spent the last few days enjoying the city and preparing for the next leg of our trip. We have strolled beautiful city parks and enjoyed some great meals in sleek modern restaurants. We discovered why Bogota has the reputation as...

September 21, 2017

As we sat in a wi-fi zone in La Candaleria, between museum visits, we met a kindred spirit. Jerry from California is the first American we have met in Bogota. He had just flown in from Quito, Ecuador after having visited Machu Picchu in Peru and the Galapagos Islands i...

September 21, 2017

We have spent the past two days visiting five of Bogota’s top museums and cultural attractions.

Museo Botero, features 125 pieces of Colombian artist Fernando Botero and 85 pieces from world renowned artists such as Picasso, Degas, Chagall, Monet …  it is one of the bes...

September 19, 2017

Since today is laundry day, I will write about getting around Bogota and share some of Ol's photos of beautiful street art (graffiti) while Oliver navigates the Spanish washing machine. It is a bit confusing, the laundry that is, because it washes  clothes and then tur...

September 18, 2017

It seems impossible, but every day seems to outdo the next. We awoke to another beautiful day in the home of our new friends, with fresh squeezed orange juice waiting for us.  We are so spoiled I am beginning to think we will not make it around the world, because we wi...

September 18, 2017

One of the great joys of travel is meeting new friends and learning about other cultures. One of the greatest discoveries is learning how similar we all are. 

After posting about out trip to Colombia I received a message from my high school English teacher. Thank you Ma...

September 17, 2017

Today was filled with so many firsts. I had my first photography lesson, because Oliver is tired of me telling him to take another picture of a flower or plant during our visit to the Bogota Botanical Gardens. I was used to just stopping and pointing at what I wanted p...

September 15, 2017

When we arrived in Colombia we only had our first week planned. We decided we would go where the wind took us, ok, maybe where the best airfare took us. After talking with fellow travelers, we decided to head from the coast to the capital. Bogata was not to be missed!...

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