Bogota, Colombia

I’m back in the U.S. It’s been a crazy whirlwind of a few days, to say the least. First, the long flight back. Then getting settled in at my oldest son’s home. Making a quick run up to Santa Barbara to visit with my granddaughter before she moves out of State. Adjusting to the small, but still discombobulating time change. Anyway, I’ve finally got settled … Continue reading Bogota, Colombia

Medellin, Colombia…. more or less

I considered naming this blog post something like, “The Burnt-Out-on-Cities Person’s Guide to Medellin” or some such thing, but I figured that was a tad too wordy. I’ve had a strange (but surprisingly enjoyable) time in Medellin. It’s not what I expected, anyway. And there’s the problem…. ….expectations. I’ve been staying in a nice hostel in a nice neighborhood surrounded by nice people, which is … Continue reading Medellin, Colombia…. more or less

El Dia de los Museos en Bogota

I’ve been in Bogota, Colombia a few days now. I’m enjoying this colorful city and especially the people. There’s a different vibe here. Everywhere I’ve been in South America, the people have been lovely, kind and helpful, yet a bit closed off (to foreigners, anyway). But I didn’t realize that until I got here where there’s a more openly friendly atmosphere. Walking down the street, … Continue reading El Dia de los Museos en Bogota