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{{Infobox Location
|country = [[Colombia]]
|state = [[Distrito Capital]]
|map = <map lat="4.679833099455197" lng="-74.14843749999567" zoom="11" view="0" />
|pop = 7,674,366 (2013)
|plate = Bogota DC, Bogota STFE
|motorways = 40, 50, 55
}}
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'''Bogotá''' is the capital and largest city in [[Colombia]].
== Hitching Hitchhiking out == === South towards [[Ibague]]/[[Cali]]/[[Ecuador]] === Instead of hitching on the side of the road, it is best to go to a [[gas station]] in Soacha and talk to [[truck]] drivers. To get there, take the TransMileno to the southernmost station, "Portal Del Sur". Follow the signs leading to "Autopista del Sur", and take a van going to "Soacha". Ask to get dropped off past "El Parque", at the end of town. From there, walk to the [http://g.co/maps/dkfbj Terpel] gas station. There you will find plenty of trucks going all the way to Cali, especially early in the morning, as it '''normally''' is a 13 hour ride.
==Accomodation and sleep = South towards Ibague=<!---</Cali/Ecuador ===includeonly>Wild camping places are good. Please '''do not''' add regular hostels. <includeonly>-->
Instead of hitching on the side of the road, it is best to go to a gas station in Soacha and talk to truck drivers. To get there, take the TransMileno to the southernmost station, Portal Del Sur. Follow the signs leading to "Autopista del Sur", and take a van going to Soacha. Ask to get dropped off past "El Parque", at the end of town. From there, walk to the [http://g.co/maps/dkfbj Terpel] gas station.== Public transport ==
There you will find plenty of trucks going all the way to Cali, especially early in the morning, as it 'The ''normally'Transmilenio'' is an extensive and confusing rapid transit metrobus service. There are no ticket controls on the buses, fares are paid when entering the stations. You will need to buy a 13 hour ride3,000 COP card which is not returnable. Some zones require the use of different cards. You can vault the turnstyle when the blue-clothed security guard isn't looking. Kids often run accross the street and jump on the bus between the platform and bus to avoid fares.
===Blackriding===The transmilenio is an extensive and convenient rapid transit busline. There are regular buses as well. There which are no ticket controls on the transmilenio, fares are paid when entering the stations. People often hold the doors open to be the first to get on when the bus comes, so local kids wait for sometimes easier and don't require a moment when there is no traffic to run across the street, then climb onto the platforms through the open doorscard. This seems easiest when it They can's crowded, as security has a hard time seeing themt be blackridden though.
== Internet ==
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== Eating ==<!---</includeonly>Free or cheap food. <includeonly>--> == Places to avoid ==<!---</includeonly>Dangerous Neighborhoods, tourist traps<includeonly>--> == Other useful info == ==Personal experiences==''Hitching towards Ibague, Feb´14: I took a minibus to Soacha and got off when a bus turned from the main road to the town. I stayed at the side of the road, waited about 10 minutes and got a ride from a truck which went to Neiva. '' -[[User:che.apelsin|che.apelsin]] {{IsIn|Colombia}}[[trash:Bogotá]][[wikipedia:Bogotá]][[nomad:Bogotá]] [[es:Bogotá]]
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