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... day there we rented bikes and rode around to some of the things to see in the Valley that VdL is in. The first stop was the site of a discovered Cronosaurio, a sea living creature from about 3 million years ago. The museum was fun to see and we learned a bit about paleontology in the region. The second stop was a vineyard, where we were entertained by the same band from dinner the night before, then went on a full tour ...
... and we found ourselves pushing through hundreds of aloe plants with their sharp spines. After a few hours of shredding our legs, we reached the top and got an awesome view of the Colombian countryside. From here we will probably go check out the snow caped peaks of the Andes mountains and try as many outdoor activities like paragliding and rafting as possible. Hope everyone is doing well back home, especially my friends who started a new chapter in either college or university. ...
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church which were for the natives when they first invaded. We spent time at one
of the few wineries in Colombia which was fairly small and fairly ordinary. We
finished with lunch in a small village where the food was the usual soup but
some very nice barbequed meats and vegetables. In the afternoon we wandered
around the plaza and the nearby streets. We then met the rest of the group and
had pizzas for tea in this restaurant in a nice garden courtyard.
... site for the local Muicas people which was a homage to fertility as well as providing sun and solstice information for planting crops. In honour of fertility they build huge phallic monuments in the ground, a far cry from the monastery! When the Catholic church arrived in Colombia they destroyed a lot of the phallic monuments and in an ironic twist used the rubble to build a Convent.
The rest of the day we avoided a huge thunderstorm, drunk beer and ...
... were unable to swim because the bottoms are pure mud. After walking around the pools, we walked back up to the main road. Our plan was to check out some dinosaur fossils that we heard about down the road.
Nobody wanted to see the huge dinosaur fossils except for me and my mom because ...