Hotel El Prado
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... the smiles off our faces along with the thousands of Colombians packing the streets, sharing the aguardiente and dancing like people possessed by a love of life, music and energy. The memories get a little hazy later as we moved to a street party, it should be noted there were a few gringos at this place but hey, so are we! The skies grew dark but the streets stayed full of colour and sound long into the night. Joce and myself ended up somewhere else ...
... a holiday, they were all closed. As it is not the best area of town, we opted to head home and find food there. Naturally, when you don't need a cab, there are tons honking at you to see if you want a ride, and when you do want one, they are nowhere to be seen! We ended up with a hilarious driver, who was showing off his dance moves, and telling us all about the gas and electrical company and the naval base. He kept us entertained! I think he was trying to joke with us too, but ...
... We went to bed fairly early, wanting to be fresh for the start of the fiesta!
Saturday 2nd March - Day 159
The big day! We donned the Hawaiian shirts we'd bought in Bolivia and were ready for the party to start. On the streets the party was all ready in full swing with music blaring from most houses and old men already sipping Aguardiente outside the shops.
At 11am, the meet time for everyone staying at the pre-school, ...
... 33 minutes walking. When we got there we split up and then at the about 5 we met back up and walked to the hotel. When we got to the hotel it was about 5:30 or 6. At about 6:30 we went and picked up our bagetts and ham and cheese at "Panaderia La Baguette". The bagetts were 1 dollar in USD and we got 4. Which was $7966.68.
We started with 3,001,698.42
We spent 66,334.73
We have a total of 2,935,363.69 ...
... find a call to tell me my Columbian- host was ill and will not be able to have me stay with her. Whoa ..... homeless in Columbia does NOT sound good to me. "Don't worry" -- I'm told: we have a home for you with Peter and Nury Robinson." OK! Let's get this trip on the road before anymore news comes my way! Gallentently, Tom loads the van and off we go to White Bear Lake ...