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October 13, 2017

Excited to be going back to Bogota! Civilization! No rooster wake up calls and restaurants with menus! 

The departure time wasn’t printed on our airline tickets from La Macarena to Villavicencia, so we made our way to the office of the airline the night before to make s...

October 5, 2017

Today we are leaving Bogota for a new adventure in Cano Cristales, a river in central Colombia. Also known as “the river of five colors” and “the liquid rainbow, Cano Cristales has been described as the most beautiful river in the world.

Until just a few years ago, Cano...

September 24, 2017


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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