Bogota and Solento September 15th 2011 Bogota and Solento - Colombia
We flew into Bogota from Buenos Aires, one big city exchanged for another huge one! We only spent two nights there visiting the Ore museum and taking the cable car up to the top of Mt Monserat for a view across the city.
We took an eight hour bus (plus a collectivo and a jeep!) to Solento, in La Zona Caffeteria – very hot and very hard to hang onto your seat when ... read more
South America » Colombia » Bogota Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more