A Visit to Monserrate in Bogota

No trip to Bogota is complete without a trip to Monserrate. A homonym for Monserrat, “mountain” in Catalan, Monserrate is visible from all over the city of Bogota and from its peak one can gaze back down on Colombia’s capital. Monserrate can be climbed either on foot, in a funicular or via cable railway. The climb takes about 2 hours and by all accounts it’s … Continue reading A Visit to Monserrate in Bogota

82 Hostel: A unique place to stay in Bogotá

The first thing one notices about 82 Hostel, a unique hostel located near Bogotá’s swanky and upscale Zona Rosa/Zona T, are the colorful potted plants that lead up to the door. As I stepped out of the car, weary from a day of international travel, the grand entrance put a smile on my face and made me feel like an important guest. This feeling was echoed … Continue reading 82 Hostel: A unique place to stay in Bogotá

Somewhere over Venezuela…

A bit of a follow up from my recently confessed love of the window seat. I’m in Colombia for the next few weeks and couldn’t resist snapping a few pictures of this lovely sunset from my window seat. I flew United Airlines from Houston to Bogota, I believe this beauty revealed itself somewhere over Venezuela. Taken with my iPhone, no filter needed.     Continue reading Somewhere over Venezuela…