Co lom bia –
Santafe de Bogotā, Cartagena de India, Santiago de Cali
The Places I
travelled so far!
Santafe de Bogotā, - de la capital
Santafe de Bogotā, - de la capital
A city made of red bricks, and surrounded by mountains. If you don't like red/orange bricks, do not go there. A lots of policia and military among other quasi military security personnel. I think if there are no other concerns, all other countries should have imported their armed forces personnel from
I met a very old person in Bogotā aeropuerto who took the single handled guarantee to show me around whatever there is to see. Although it took me a while to confide in him but he was really affordable and good. First day against his wishes I stayed in a Playpus Hostal recommended by a guide book. This place was full with brits and other europeans and just like a college dorm. Very filthy bathrooms and hot water bailed out after a while.
Cartagena de India – a tourist place where all locals want your money, by any means.
things in the world are free and
Santiago de Cali – Nightlife, nightlife, and nightlife.
This is a city full with life. Especially at night. Also very nice local food. First time the empaņadas were just filled with potato like samosas. Very beautiful girls and they can dance all night. Food is spicy and emphasis is on spices and taste rather than quantity or other things.
Isla de Rosario – a sea museam which I didn't enter!
Instead I saw different species of fish, sometimes like snakes, and some are of yellow and white color. The water is totally transparent.
Playa Blanca – The best transparent, and tranquil beach you can be in near
are into beaches, you should probably stay here. Not in
Monserrat in Bogot – Jesucristo in various poses
money to be made out of tourist. So make a cablecar and let people see from the
hilltop down and appreciate the high hilltop they have been to when they come
down. First they did it in all over
Monserrat, which is a church you can see the whole city of
Observations made on Colombia et al.
Dressing up and cleanliness
are studded which strange blocks of concrete so that cars don't climb up and
park. While doing this, they never thought a poet might would also be using the
sidewalk, maybe to write sad and broken things. Unlike
Colombian Phone System Fun!
Telephone system is so screwed up, that you can easily get a doctoral degree if you decide to research on it.
1. Telepsa S.A.
Orbitel Nacional:05 xx Int'l:005 xxx
Free: 9800 418041
smart chip av. in 5,000 10,000 . . .
2. UNITEL Free 170 min coin $100
Orbitel Nacional:07xx Int'l:007 xxx
3. COMCEL (Amigo)
Free: *611 SND or 9800 961818
matrix consisting origin/destino/prefix-to-dial
From Bogotá 622 9000
Not From Bogotá 9800 355 555
From Comcel:* 500 SND
usually Fijo a Cel :033 xxx xxxx
Cel a Fijo: 03 city numero-tel
a scratch on card (my#751 7605067)
4. PubliTel Free 3660007
There is a sharp contrast in the behavior of people if you
move inside into Bogotā or
They use a
completely different set of spanish words as their daily usage. I have never
seen so many people selling necklaces and so many necklaces in my whole entire
life. They will try to sell necklaces to anybody and everybody without caring
or respecting their wishes.
This is the land of desaņos, almuerzos and fruitas. a lot of tropical fruits. First time in my life, in
Air & Atmosphere
1 US $ = 2300 Colombian pesos ( also marked as $ )
approx. ( in big cities )
1 habitacion para la noche = 20.00 – 40.00
con aire y con banos
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