This question sparked a huge response on Twitter this week. I’ve made lots of stupid and silly mistakes during my travels. One of them finally came back to haunt me. I lost my phone Thursday night after stepping on the wrong bus which I thought was going to the main bus station in Bogota. I put my phone down on a seat and forgot to grab it when I stepped off and the bus drove away with it.
I noticed pretty much right away and I was went to the police at a nearby metro station to report the incident. They managed to call my phone and eventually a lady picked up. The police ended up organizing a meet up the following afternoon where I would meet here in front of the National Museum.
What followed was a series of miscommunications. I was expecting the police officer to be at the meetup to help assist with the reunion of my phone. He wasn’t which was a problem. Looking back I should have my host call the police officer and the lady with my phone to clarify everything.
I ended up for waiting for 30 minutes before finding two police officers nearby. They spoke with the officer from last night and then called my phone again. The lady picked up but she wasn’t at the meetup spot. She had left a while ago and didn’t plan on coming back.
The police officer and myself have repeatedly tried calling since Friday afternoon but there has been no answer. The phone is still ringing but my assumption it is on silent in a drawer or cabinet somewhere. It looks like I will have to get a new phone.
Feel free to share any similar experiences you might have had with phones or other values in the comments section. Anyways onto Flakes…

Frosted Flakes
Colorado Buffaloes Football Preview | Football | Corn Nation
The Buffs have an experienced quarterback and receiving corps, but holes everywhere else.
Mailbag: A Better Chance NU Wins 10 Games or CU Keeps Out the Red? | Football | Hail Varsity
Hail Varsity staff members Mike Babcock, Jacob Padilla, Greg Smith, Erin Sorensen and Brandon Vogel tackle your questions about the latest news in Husker Nation.
Husker 2021 QB target Costelli impressed by NU, Verduzco on first visit campus | Football | Lincoln Journal Star
On his first trip to Lincoln, Costelli came away impressed. “The campus was great and everything was really nice. The facilities and the campus, too,” Costelli said. “(Verduzco) is great. He’s energetic and he really knows what he’s talking about. He’s a really great guy.”
Huskers men’s hoops team set schedule for Italy trip | Basketball | Lincoln Journal Star
The Huskers will play four games during their trip to Europe, which runs Aug. 3-13, while also sightseeing in Rome, Florence and Como.
Pick Six Podcast: Will Bolt’s fit at Nebraska, Friday Night Lights, Husker recruiting and more | Sports | Omaha World Herald
The guys start by talking about new Husker baseball coach Will Bolt’s fit at Nebraska. They also debate if Michigan’s College World Series run will affect NU’s goals. Plus, a look at Isaiah Roby’s road ahead after getting drafted by the Dallas Mavericks, the quality of Friday Night Lights camps, Husker recruiting and commits and a brief look at Pixar movies.
Vanderbilt defeats Michigan to win College World Series, earn program’s second title | Baseball | Omaha World Herald
The Commodores clinched their second national title in six years, surging past Michigan for an 8-2 win in the decisive third game of the College World Series finals. Coach Tim Corbin, who knows the potential of this group very well, saw it coming.
NCAA adjusts waiver guidelines for transfers seeking immediate eligibility | Sports | Omaha World Herald
The NCAA is cracking down on granting immediate eligibility to transfers. The Division I Council proposed changes Wednesday to four ways many schools have gotten transfers able to play immediately.

Travel and More
20 Most Beautiful Cities In Europe | Travel | Conde Nast Traveler
I have visited eight cities on this list and Budapest is the most beautiful city I have visited (yes more than Paris). How many European cities on this list have you visited and which was the most beautiful? +
The Taco Bell Hotel Is About To Start Taking Reservations | Hotels | Travel and Leisure
Starting on Thursday, June 27 at 1 p.m. ET, those age 18 and up can head to the official hotel website to register for a chance to book one of the coveted hotel rooms. If granted the opportunity to make the trip to the The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort, guests can expect Taco Bell room service, dive-in movies at the pool, and the “Freeze Lounge,” dedicated to the Mountain Dew Baja Blast.
The Best and Worst US Airports for Cheap International Flights in 2019 | Travel | Scott’s Cheap Flights
To determine which airports offer the most frequent deals on international flights—and which major airports offer the least—we looked at commercial international airports in metro areas with a population of at least one million people, and collected data on how many deals we sent to Scott’s Cheap Flights members for cheap flights departing from each airport in the past year. Here are the results. *I highly recommend signing up for flight alerts from Scott’s Cheap Flights*
Eurostar’s Strict New Wine Rules | Trains | The Telegraph
Many who travel to France bring a few bottles home so they can savor the fading memories of their holiday even in the grey British drizzle. However, passengers have been shocked by strict new rules on the Eurostar which prohibit those on board from bringing back more than one bottle of wine while banning spirits altogether. *I think this is pretty pathetic move by Eurostar*
What it Takes to Stem Poaching at the Yukon-Alaska Border | Animals | National Geographic
“The sheer isolation of these areas means that the chances of detection are low,” Barker says. “It’s a long line.” In addition to monitoring the borderlands for incursions, Barker says, he and his fellow officers must be alert to hunters using private planes to flush game to their side of the border. “We call it cross-border shopping,” he says.
This Norwegian island wants to become the world’s first ‘time-free’ zone | Time | Lonely Planet
Sommarøy is unique in the sense that sunsets aren’t all that regular here. It’s located an hour from Europe’s northernmost city, Tromsø, north of the Arctic Circle, and the sun doesn’t set from 18 May until 26 July, giving the 300-strong population 69 days of continuous daylight. It also doesn’t experience any sunrise between November and January.
Is this the birthplace of written Spanish? | Travel | BBC
More than 1,000 years ago in Spain’s La Rioja region, monks made notes in the margins of Latin texts. These are believed to be the Spanish language’s first steps onto the page.
Game of Thrones prequel has begun filming in Northern Ireland | Entertainment | The Irish Post
HBO have already begun production, and just like before, much of the filming is taking place in Northern Ireland. It’s rumored that much of the current production is taking place in the woods, marshes and highlands of County Fermanagh.

Extras
Jordan Burroughs documentary worth watching if you have the time.

Classy until the end. Bob Ley, one of the OGs at ESPN, is retiring.

.@BobLeyESPN signs off one last time. pic.twitter.com/K5XlVnarFv— Outside The Lines (@OTLonESPN) June 26, 2019

Nebraska has roughly the equivalent of Serbia’s GDP.

If California were an independent country, it would have the 5th largest economy in the world. https://t.co/c3fVyqmgRb— GZERO Media (@gzeromedia) June 25, 2019

And last but not least…share your answer in the comments section.

SOCIAL EXPERIMENT: If you come across this tweet, reply with the one athlete you’d wish had been perfectly healthy their whole career.Don’t read the replies before you reply.— Brandon Olsen (@WNS_Brandon) June 24, 2019

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