By the time we get from Bogota to Villa de Leyva, it's dark and the cobblestone streets are deserted. Our journey to this sleepy colonial town has been way too long.
We're driving through the town of Guatavita, which is gorgeous, but almost completely deserted. Felipe, a new Colombian friend, explains that in the highlands, people tend to rise early and go to sleep early.
After a very relaxing and belly-filling 2 weeks in North America, the Bear and I began our year of travels in earnest when we landed in Bogota's El Dorado airport late last Monday night.