|Bogotá, sprawled out 1700 feet below the summit of Monserrate, with the cable car wires in the foreground|
The unfinished business in Bogotá was riding the funicular to the top of Monserrate. I love funiculars ("inclines" to you people from Pittsburgh). There is a reason the first syllable in funicular is F-U-N fun. Well, finally, some unfinished got finished. And on my birthday, to boot!
|At the ticket purchasing booth.|
I guess this counts as a "selfie" since I'm visible in the middle window as I shoot the picture.
Things were lively outside the ticket procuring area.
|Ride my llama?|
|Clear roof to see what's above the roof|
|At the summit of Monserrate|
|Pictures of pictures being taken|
|The shrine of El Señor Caido (The Fallen Lord)|
|Viewing down on Station XIII|
|From the looks of things, I think these may be some walkers|
|It's a long way down to Bogotá|
|That little bit of white on the closest hilltop is the giant Christ|
|Even missionaries get the photography bug at the Monserrate summit|
|Elder ********* from Peru (L) and Elder ****** from Guatemala|
My conversation with them taught me one thing: struggling to carry on a decent conversation in Spanish -- ranked third among my language capabilities -- is exhausting! Of course, it could have been the lack of oxygen at 10,300 feet.
|Cable car wires|
|Upward traversing cable car heading right for us|