Hello, everyone! Remember when I used to write about Colombia? Yep, it’s been a bit since I wrote about my trip. This post has been a little daunting to write, because we saw a couple of things on this jaunt so it isn’t just about one subject like the other two have been. So let’s just dive right in.
When we left off, Nestor and I left the shop that sells products from the glass factory we visited and made our way to La Candelaria, which is the old part of the city. I had seen glimpses of La Candelaria as we drove around Bogota and was so excited to see it! (Not gonna lie, Nestor also talked it up quite a bit, but for good reason. When we were introduced he was told that I’m an artist and he asked some questions after we left the apartment that I think he was able to use to figure out what I’d be interested in seeing.) La Candelaria is filled with old buildings, lots of street art (more on that another day) and a plethora of museums. Another thing that I noticed as we drove through to find a parking ramp is that there are a ton of hostels. Apparently this hasn’t always been the case; there was a time when there were only a couple, but now there are hostels everywhere you look. It just goes to show how much tourism to Colombia has increased. (Also, if I didn’t have a place to stay in Bogota, I’d definitely be interested in checking out a hostel in La Candelaria!)