Embassy Park Hotel
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These folks go out of their way for you, highly recommended
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... we enter and we didn't realize that we could not enter with bags and cameras but a co worker of Laura's that works at one of the tourist centers agreed to hold our bags while we took the tour. After a security screening and entering our information in the registry, we followed our tour guide Matteus who told us all about the house in English. What a beautiful palace. From the yellow room to the green room to the fountain in ...
... after travel and bike tour, and with an estimated 30hour mission total the next day it was dinner and a quiet night in!
Glad we got to the capital, even if it was for a super quick trip!
Next mission: approx 22hr bus ride (likely to be alot longer) to Ipialis which is at the border of Ecuador. Cross the border and taxi to Tulcan to then get an approx 2hr bus to Otavalo where we will stay and see their famous ...
... As we continued down the street, Plaza Bolivar opened up to our right, it was huge and the most striking thing was the number of people selling corn to tourists to feed the pigeons. There were millions of them and we kept our distance for fear of being shat on. There was also a couple of llamas standing around but we never waited long enough to discover if they were for riding or photos.
There were a lot of Government buildings on the southern side ...
... and is home to over 100 species of birds. In addition there are around 20 species of mammals such as spectacled bears, squirrels and armadillos...but we didn't see any of these.
Basically, it was a nice respite from the city and a day of steep hiking, beautiful views, a giant waterfall, and good company.
... to make some recommendations for sharing (para compartir). The arepas and yuca were particularly tasty. Colombian foods seem to contain a lot of wheats and potatoes. Colombia also has wonderfully delicious local fruit, many of which are not available in the States. I ordered jugo de maracuya (passion fruit), which was served in a 'totumo'. It was so big I thought it was soup! The totumo is made from a gourd, and used ...