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Bogotá: A Walk to La Macarena

Sunday was very rainy and a lazy day, but I decided to get motivated and go explore a little. I took a walk in the rain to La Macarena. La Macarena is about ten minutes from La Candelaria and is a very pleasant residential neighborhood with nume ...

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Bogota: Museo Militar de Colombia

The Museo Militar is a small museum dedicated to the history of the Colombian Military. There are a few rooms with cool military stuff and a parking lot dedicated to heavy weaponry. I was lucky to visit at the same time as a group of very friend ...

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Bogotá: Quinta de Bolívar

Ten days after I got robbed walking back from Monserrate I decided to head up to visit Quinta Bolívar. I walked with great hesitation with only a few pesos and my small camera. There were tons of people around and it had a much safer feel ...

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Attacked and Robbed at Knifepoint near Monserrate in Bogotá

On July 13th, at around 4:00 PM, in broad daylight, I was assaulted and robbed on the road between Monserrate and Universidad Los Andes. As I was walking downhill on this curvy street, a thief who was about 16 years old passed me on the other side ...

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Bogotá: Cerro de Monserrate Trip on July 13th, 2013

I was a little nervous that my fourth visit to Monserrate would be one too many, but my experience was the complete opposite. I walked up to Monserrate around 3:00 P.M. from La Candelaria past Universidad Los Andes on a route I’ve taken many ...

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The End of My Long Walk Home

My original plan was to walk from Andino Mall to my apartment in La Candelaria. The Bogotá International Half Marathon was taking place and this changed the complexity of travel in the city that day. I first thought it would take an hour to ...

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The Bogotá International Half Marathon and My Long Walk Home

I decided to head up to North Bogotá for the morning and walk back to La Candelaria for some much needed exercise. It was shocking to see half of Bogotá running towards me in the form of the Bogotá International Half Marathon. ...

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Bogotá: Museo del Oro

One of the most popular attractions in Bogotá is the Museo del Oro. This multi-story building houses gold and ceramic pieces from pre-Columbian indigenous cultures. The museum contains beautiful exhibits of gold from regions all over Colo ...

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