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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travelling from Medellin to Manizales was my first solo bus journey in Colombia which felt rather strange... But also meant i was pretty used to how it works. After taxiing to the terminal i bought a ticket (32,000 COP with Autolegal SA) for a bus that unsurprisingly was leaving" in 5 minutes". This actually turned out to be true and was already pulling out so I was escorted to the terminal entrance and jumped on the mini bus there. Taking a rear left seat i was ...
... 0px; padding: 0px;">We went back to the Cathedral for a coffee and because we were on a coffee overload day, we had some delicious coffee cake too.
On our final return to the hostel for the day, we stopped by the supermarket and David picked up some local rum. For only the equivalent of $5, we got a 250ml tetrapak of rum and it was surprisingly good. Gotta love Colombia for their use of ...
We were sad to leave Medellín yesterday but were headed to where I am now, this beautiful part of the country, the Zona Cafetera, Colombia's famous coffee growing region. We arrived after a five hour journey along very windy mountain roads. The saving grace was the extremely friendly bus driver who asked Noa and Ari to sit up front with him. They chatted in Spanish for much of the ride. When I glanced up front every now and then I would catch the driver, Hubert, ...
... a population of 50,000 people and is built on mountains.
Unfortunately for us the clouds had come over and our view of the volcano was impossible so the layers of mountains had to do. We visited the cathedrals then went for a ride on the cable car which gave us 360 degree views of Manizales.
We got back to the hotel and had an evening dip in the pool and spa before dinner on our last night in ...
... I wanted to get back on the horse for the remainder of the hike. It was steep, rocky and so damn wet it seemed inevitable that at some stage either myself or Zoe would end up on the ground.
I was shaking and in total shock with a blood nose, bruised hand and scratched leg. I was so lucky to have not landed on the spiky rocks just centimetres from my head and body. With nerves and a shaky body I ended up getting straight back on the horse until we reached ...