El Bosque Del Saman
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of our list was a six hour hike for the next day so after a quick walk through the town we called it a night.
The scheduled jeeps (they were called willies) left the main square to Cocora valley every two hours from 7:30am. After breakfast and stocking up on water we hopped into the back of a crammed jeep at 9:30 where we immediately got chatting to our fellow passengers on the half hour journey to the valley. The landscape was ...
... from an unsuspecting Irish or Scotsman) to the start of the day's trek. It was a really tough climb, which included many rope bridges (my favourite) but took in some beautiful views. At the top, there is a Hummingbird Sanctuary. Entry is 5000 Pesos, which includes a hot drink (either hot chocolate or agua panela- a sugar cane sweetened water) and a chunk of local cheese. Now seems like a good time to comment on the cheese in Colombia. Those of you that know me well will know ...
... an hour to get here to Armenia, and I had to do everything I could to not fall asleep on the bus. I got to the Armenia bus terminal and got my ticket for my night bus tomorrow back to Bogota. Apparently it’s going to be a busy bus because the company I was expecting to go with was already sold out for the night bus. Luckily I was able to find another company to go with though.
I got a taxi to my hostel, called ...
... another 13 hours of travel which included two flights and the 4 hour journey from San Augustin to Neiva,a journey that started at 3am,I was absolutely exhausted.Some light relief was obtained at Bogota domestic airport when during the layover I watched the Spain vs Holland game in the airport check in area.Huge cheers rang out from the Colombians as the mother land was thrashed 5-0 by the Dutch.Yes world cup fever has hit Colombia as it has around the world and I feel very close to ...
... t actually a taxi! It was a private car we had just scrambled into! She apologised profusely as we climbed back out, into the rain and back into the restaurant. All the taxi's are Jeeps, and they were hooting, so you can understand our confusion! Eventually the rain began to let up, so we held my ponco above us and waded through the streets back to the hostel. Unfortunately this was our coffee day so we missed out on that. The next day we went on a hike to a place ...