Bogotá in 26 hours
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I had the flight to
I went to
I made it just in time....took my seat in the first class and before taking off i was enjoying a nice glass of champagne.
11 hours later I was landing in
After go trough Customs (without any problems) there he was. We exchange some words in English and after we started to communicate in Spanish.
After the hotel checking in (this hotel was located inside a military complex and was reserved to the Officers of the Army Forces and Police (I felt really important J) we went out to the city to do some sightseeing.
My friend took me to the hills (since
After this we went for a ride in the city and decided to have dinner at one of the many places available. We stayed outside since it was a lovely evening and I had some typical Colombian food (don’t ask me because I don’t remember the name) and was drinking Heineken (scary I know…I mean there I was on the other side of the world drinking dutch beer). After a great evening my friend took me to the hotel since I had to get up at 7:00 because I wanted to start working the next day around 8:00 (14:00 in the Netherlands), and if I run into some problems I would need to call my colleagues for some help.
After sleeping like a baby (no wonder, since I only slept for a couple of hours on the plain), I got up fresh and ready to perform a good work. At 8:00 I was been picked up by my friend and he took me to the Colombian Intelligence Services building, to the Colombian National Unit and after being introduced to the rest of the team I started to fix the problem with the faulty device.
After half hour work I was done. All that traveling for a 30 minutes job!!! Oh well....after that my friend and me went to the center of
After lunch we went back to the Colombian Intelligence Services Building to say goodbye to my friend colleagues and in the meantime I was introduced to a bunch of General’s, Commanders and to the Director of the CIS (Colombian Intelligence Services).
After all this my friend took me back to the airport and while I was waiting I did some shopping. We said goodbye to each other and I went into the plane for another 11 hours to Madrid and 2 and half more to Amsterdam.
Funny fact: one euro is worth 2640 colombian pesos