A Fulbright Teacher in Bogota, Colombia, A Special Series – Villa de Leyva – The North Star Reports – by Laura Blasena. Sponsored by The College of St. Scholastica and The Middle Ground Journal

The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy

A Fulbright Teacher in Bogota, Colombia, A Special Series – Villa de Leyva – The North Star Reports – by Laura Blasena. Sponsored by The College of St. Scholastica and The Middle Ground Journal

I have to admit that when I was first placed in Bogota, I was not incredibly thrilled. I grew up in a suburb outside of the Twin Cities of Minnesota and went to university in Duluth, Minnesota. I’m not used to large cities. I’m not used to lots of people. I’m not used to public transport.

However, I’ve come to learn that Bogota offers an incredibly amount of opportunities–and one of my favorite offerings is the ability to easily travel to the areas around Bogota.

At the end of every Transmilenio route is a Portal, and in each Portal is a mish mash of buses of all different sizes and companies with small plaques at the…

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