After my fun, sleep-deprived tour of the Oceanario de Lisboa, I had a little more time to kill before I had to get back to the airport and fly out of the country. If you’re wondering what I’m talking about, here’s the first half of how I spent my 7 hour layover in Lisbon: Awesome Layover in Lisbon, Oceanario de Lisboa (Lisbon Aquarium) First though, check out all the legs on this starfish.
When I booked my flight to Europe this time around, I built in an 8 hour layover in Lisbon, Portugal. I had never been to Portugal, and though I had heard very good things, I wasn’t likely to book a trip there any time soon, mostly because it was separated from other unvisited places by Spain and France.
This isn’t really a traditional travel site, but I love going there when checking out a new city to see what it would take to spend a few months there.
Found some photos today I took of speed skaters in Bogotá. I was tagging along with a friend’s photography class when we found these kids practicing drafting behind each other. Also a few bonus photos from the day showing off the mountains that surround the city.
During the 5 months I lived in Bogotá, Colombia in 2012, I was fascinated by the quality of graffiti and street art. Having lived in New York City for years, I assumed I was in the Graffiti capital of the world, and yet was very unimpressed by what New York had to offer. When I got down to Colombia, though, I was blown away. Here are a few of my favorite images, mostly from the La Candelaria district of Bogotá. … →