#visitBogata

Of course, this is old news for Romania, but since it’s just now hitting the American news, I wanted to make a post about it.

Romanian people are fantastic – they see the opportunities in unlikely places (see: Bernie Sanders Internet Speed Test). For example, when Snoop Dogg accidentally checked into Bogata in Maramures.

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Mr. Dogg was in Bogota, Colombia doing what he does best – rapping and smoking – when he misspelled Bogota and instead checked into Bogata. Of course, Romanians (particularly the ones who know who Snoop Dogg is) loved this and immediately used the opportunity to make a beautiful website extolling the virtues of traveling to Bogata. Proving once again that all publicity is good publicity.

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Snoop later realized his mistake and called himself out (he “steve harvey’d himself”), but because he seems like a genuinely nice guy, he left us with a #visitbogata hashtag and said he’d be there himself someday soon.

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and I’ll just leave this right here…

 

updated to add:

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I love the internet.

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