Hotel Casa Victoria
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... station with no more than the address of the hostel I was going to stay at, hoping to find it on foot all by myself. So, I jumped on the metro train (the nicest one I've ever ridden) and got off at a stop that sounded correct.
Bogotá and Medellín are actually very structured and organized. "Calles" and "carreras" are numbered across the entirety of the city. You can tell a taxi driver the numbers of any intersection and you will easily ...
... getting the hang of this spanish thing!!!!! Tiff joins us in the kitchen during the spanish lessons. We had her Tinto ready, the exact way she liked. She responded "Gracious Señorita". Now all this learning is making us hungry so I begin to cook breakfast. It really felt like we were at home. Between spanish lessons and Tiff and I helping Juan fix and translate his airbnb page, and just chatting about life,travel and our experiences, we ended up staying inside almost ...
... and cafes and found one to have some dinner. Absolutely full on beans, fish soup and a near full on Bandeja Paisa ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bandeja_pa isa ) we waddled to the metro station and back to the hostel. We need to make a flight booking for Medellin to Bogota for the 29th and then sleep. Tomorrow morning we head for Terminal Norte and on to Guatape and El Penol. Scouring the net we know we've left it a little late to book the flights. Viva Colombia is ...
... top and the view is phenomenal. The islands below look like an archipelago of orange and green. We were already out of breath, but the view is breathtaking. The breeze is also extremely welcomed. We catch our breath and head down after about 20mins. The descent is somewhat easier, but my legs are definitely a bit wobbly. In the late afternoon, we make the bus ride back to Medellin. I don't think I've ever been on such a bumpy bus. It felt like ...
... road to Medellin used to be impossibly dangerous, when the drug cartels were active in the city in the 1990s. It got dangerous again with the FARC and other insurgencies. Now it is a safe and picturesque drive, though there are Army encampments all along the route. One drops NW of Bogota out of the mountains and down to the valley of the river Magdalena (Colombia's largest) for ...