Finca Cafetera El Balso
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... I were now going to be splitting Yambolombia's best room 2 ways rather than 3. There were no single beds or smaller rooms available, and checkout had passed by several hours before anyway. Javier was able to negotiate our price down to $30,000 each, from what would have been $37,500. On the upside it did mean that we now got our own beds.
So it was a lazy afternoon. It rained some, and he and I read, wrote, and napped until dinnertime. We had big plans for Wednesday.
... border) at dark and the place was in a
festival mood so we crawled through the traffic again until we finally reached
the bus station and changed to a very small mini bus which was full for the
windy road trip to our first destination: Salento. There was a short walk to
our hotel which was surprisingly luxurious with this enormous wooden carving of
a whale in the foyer. We have quickly worked out that sound proofing is not an important
design feature here as you ...
... of the country. It is believed the name was changed in memory of the Armenian people murdered in the Turkish Ottoman Hamidian Massacres of 1894-97. It is also known by its nickname "Ciudad Milagro" (Miracle city).
Despite Armenia's quickly expanding economy at the time, the means of transport were still very limited. The main form of transporting people and merchandise was by mule, due to the mountainous terrain surrounding the city. It was not until ...
... mostly going down and climbing back down the 500 meters, so breathing was easier. It only took us 1.5 hours on the way down. We made our way back to Salento in the willy and I grabbed lunch at a restaurant that served trucha (trout). Salento is known for this. I went back to my room and took a quick shower and changed into other clothes before meeting Diego outside to take another willy to ...
... The trip was supposed to take 5 1/2 hours, but we were stopped twice for a half hour each time for road work and then the 20 minute lunch break lasted for 45 minutes because the buffet didn't open until we were there for 10 minutes. The teachers then bought huge full plate meals for all the boys. What happened to sack lunches? The boys behaved pretty well until the last two hours or so of what turned out to be over a 7 hour ride, but ...