Landing at JFK at 4:21 a.m. on the coldest day of the year. Wishing I could have stayed a few days--at least--in Bogotá, where summer is just coming to an end.
the city. Across the Autopista Norte, the rooftops of Chia and the mountains that surround Bogotá, which is already pretty high, at 2640 m (8661 ft) above sea level.
y afternoon walk to Usaquén, an old town incorporated into the city of Bogota, reveals a grittier (and artier) section of the Autopista.