Awesome Layover Lisbon, Part 2: Views and Graffiti

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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)

too many legs on a starfish

That’s too many legs, little dude!

First though, check out all the legs on this starfish.

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Awesome Layover in Lisbon: Oceanario de Lisboa (Lisbon Aquarium)

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Lisbon park and skylineWhen 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.

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Most Inspirational Travel Site

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Bue flower in Buenos Aires

This flower was in a beautiful nature reserve in Buenos Aires

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.  Read more

Speed Skaters in Bogota

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girl speedskating bogota

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.

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Best Graffiti in Bogota, Part 1

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child's face graffiti bogota

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.

I’d like to hear your thoughts, let me know in the comments!

More photos below the fold.

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