Bogota

  • The Horrific Thing We Learned About The U.S. While in Colombia

    During the walking Graffiti Tour in Bogotá, Colombia, we were given a little information by our tour guide about a U.S. Military Operation, coordinated by the Clinton administration; Plan Colombia. Research, read, get more! Here’s what we were told....
  • Fly With Me: Bogotá, Colombia

    Passport Required’s first international trip to Bogotá, Colombia was absolutely amazing; from the food to the people. The adventures were plentiful, the laughs were loud, and the art was…colorful and unforgettable. This is Colombia, not Columbia, through our eyes. La Candelaria, the Graffiti Tour, Monserrate, Usaquén, Zona T, and...
  • Bogotá in Photos: Black and White

    I’m a people person. At home and in the world. I arrived in Bogotá and immediately wanted to see and talk to the beautiful people I’d be sharing the space with for however long I’d be here. Amazing spirits, sunny dispositions, and funny imitations of the American South accent....
  • Bogotá is Not for Tourists

    I’ve never been one to read reviews on Yelp or Travel Advisor or just about anything else because the world has somehow become full of bitter, angry people, and people who spew foolishness to be noticed over the last few years, it just feels great to develop my own...
  • Bogotá on Day Three: In Photos!!

    Uber foolery, drinking new local liquors that taste like black jelly beans, and partying far too hard in a club where I proposed marriage to a beautiful Colombian woman made up everything that happened yesterday. Here’s the proof....
  • About Last Night in Chia, Colombia: Heaven, Hell, Love, and Purgatory

    Who knew travelers could clean up so nice? It was a beautiful blue Saturday in spite of the foolishness with Uber, and we needed to keep the energy and spirits going. Maria, the amazing front desk worker at the hostel, recommended we grab 15 travelers from the hostel and...
  • Uber, Mud, Machetes & A Mountain We Almost Didn’t Live To See

    Oh, what a day. Maria, the hostel front desk woman, is washing my clothes and shoes, and sprinkling in some smell good fabric softeners. She understand my pain right now, and probably feels partly to blame for the shenanigans and foolery that took place today. It went something like...
  • Bogota: Day Two in my Big Boots

    “When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.” – Winnie-the-pooh. If you’ve ever traveled with me, you know my Big Boots aren’t boots at all, but a pair of old Chucks that are probably a mile...
  • Reason #4876 I Love Hostels

    After the amazing paella, jazz, mojitos, and stroll around our neighborhood, we arrived back at 12:12 Hostel and took a seat in the common area to work on a few plans for the days to come, listening to our table neighbors share stories about their day, previous days, lives...