Estelar Santamar Hotel & Convention Center
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... region of Peru and Ecuador. I have seen the relaxed care-free attitude of the Colombians, and although I have not been salsa and cumbia dancing with the Colombian girls, which was my plan, I know my path is leading me away from these distractions. There is some work ahead for me. Some soul searching, some soul retrieval.
Everywhere I go, there I am. There God is. If God is the light in which I see, if God is the mind with which I think, why am I still ...
... timekeeping so found his promptness almost militant to start with (he got annoyed when I wasted precious seconds by nipping to the toilet just as we were leaving a food stop) but I was pretty thankful of it when we were the first group by a long shot up to the city the next day. Our 5am rise was followed by a rushed breakfast by candlelight and we were off even before the other groups had started eating. 1200 (phew!) steep steps later we had made it to the ...
... some cafes, lots of pushcarts selling coffee or blended drinks that had coconut, bananas, oranges in them.
Our stops included seeing statues of Simon Bolivar, plazas, cathedral. La Quinta was a working farm, but this is where Simon Bolivar died from tb in 1830. We toured some of the rooms, a kitchen, dining room, his death bed. The grounds were well kept and we saw many iguanas. Some were rather large, ...
... so they turned them all into double rooms. With this we got downgraded to an 8 bed dorm. Originally feeling disgruntled we were pleasantly surprised by the large dorms which had 2 ensuite bathrooms inside them.
We reunited with a Swedish couple, Bjorn and Jessica, who we met in Salento and that night we all went out for dinner on the beach and consumed a beer or two.... Our hostel had a really nice pool and sunbathing area so we spent our time there as ...
... find in the gold museums of columbia. Nevertheless, the lost city which is now open for tourism is just a small part of it, but the gouvernment agreed to not touch more of the jungle and leave it to the indigen people. So the track to walk there was quite tough, at least for my condition. We started the first day at 9 driving with a jeep for around three hours to the village where the track starts. After a little lunch we started the track, uphill ...