Hotel Sochagota Paipa
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... growers are also having a hard time making a living as prices are continually driven down by middle-men big-name corporations and the coffee growers are calling for a floor to stop falling prices.
So, with these issues in mind, the Colombians staged strikes in many areas, with the most affected being the Boyaca region, which covers a large part about 200 miles east of the capital Bogota. The strikers in Colombia blocked the roads with huge piles of rubble (often ...
... stops and saw nothing but vertical drops below the tyres where landslides had battered the mountainous landscape and roads we travelled through. As we travelled away from Bogota the landscape became more arid and the roads quieter while the landscape became more dramatic. We arrived in Villa De Leyva on time. So far the bus service here seems pretty slick. The town was still bulging at the seams ...
... to a field to meet the full grown versions. These ostriches were waiting for us to feed them out of our hands. The last time I tried to hand feed a large flightless bird was in a little farm in Co. Clare, and as Aileen can attest, it did not go well, either time I tried to do it! But the threat of being made into dinner has these Ostriches a well behaved bunch and no fingers were lost or maimed!! We saw loads of little baby ostriches in their pens and they were all stripey ...
... good until Kate then blurted out "Habla Ingles?!" to which unfortunately he said "yes" and that was the end of the Spanish practice...
However despite this little set back she is far out performing my grasp of the Spanish language...I still seem to think they speak Italian in Colombia and that "well, it all sounds so similar they must understand!"
I should also mention we (and by that I mean Kate) found an amazing restaurant last night ...
... good to see the sights of Bogota in the daytime - quite different from the night time when I arrived, and it's a pretty cool place.
I was a bit miffed as I thought I was overcharged by the taxi driver, but didn't pick him up on it and to add to the chagrin, I soon found out he gave me a 'flaso' note as my change... That put me in a good mood for my journey to Villa de Leyva, but I was soon on the up as I boarded the bus and found it was pretty empty and roomy ...