Hotel El Prado
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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 ...
... t understand that part. I think he has been the best cab driver so far! For dinner, we ended up finding a tasty pizza place (Firenze pizza) close to our apartments and one of the Lebanese restaurants we ate at the week before. The limonada natural is amazing, and only 1500 pesos (1USD is approx 1800 pesos). We were going to order an XL pizza to split between us, and the server just looked at me and told us the medium would be plenty. She was right!
That's all for tonight!
... 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 ...