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Travel Blogs from Villa de Leyva
... shows thousands of pieces of gold fashioned into the most intricate and fascinating shapes that highlights the hierarchical and spiritual evolvement of the Colombian Indigenous peoples.
I was totally absorbed in the experience even though I was constantly reaching for the tissues and more than likely infecting everyone in the museum with some virulent strain of traveler's flu.After my visit I ventured out on the streets to have a look at the Sunday ...
... town is super safe, so I probably would not do this anywhere else, but felt it was ok here.
In the afternoon, I made the right move and hired a cabbie to take me to the lakes. For $10, he drove me there, walked on the paths with me (which seemed a little odd, but ok) and drove me back. Yeah, that's the way to do it. The lakes, as you can see by the pics, are really beautiful. I was glad I got to see them.
... is infrequent on this route, there not being another for 3 hours – the driver had suggested I walk 3k to a crossroads at the Capilla but got lucky as a colectivo pickup was just heading back to town – same price as the bus.
As had more time than anticipated, checked out the cemetery but very dull, so to the plaza to see if today’s Dia de Campesino celebrations had got started – a group was on stage but ...
... our bags in storage and
headed to a nearby mall to pass a few hrs. Football watched, lunch had,
we were finally on the bus and on our way.
It was turning dark when we arrived into town. I think it was very
much a case of love at first site for both of us. The town was gorgeous.
Old cobbled streets and white washed buildings. An abundance of fancy
little eateries and bars, it was easy to see why city folk ...
... be buying a plane ticket to Medellin for the next leg(think Pablo Escobar) and see the Zona Cafetera(Coffee Zone) as well as the city itself before heading north to Cartagena. U have decided to skip Cali because of time constraints. That's all for now folks! I hope the ManCave isn't frozen up from the wild cold the northeast USA has been experiencing, I trust the boys will check it for me. Over and out..