Hotel Casa Tenerife
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... br> Woke up to the sound of my Colombian phone. Confused. Couldn't figure out where the phone was. Finally found it and realized it was 11:11. I was supposed to meet two of my co-workers for a farewell lunch at 12. Luckily I had invited Rebecca O'Leary to join me the night before. She was the one that had called me and was at the door, which I answered bleary eyed a minute after waking up. Rrrrrebecca or Bec is a 25 y.o. mate from a bumble **** "town" (^_~) in Australia that I ...
... but was
punished every 2 mins throughout the 8 hour trip by having freezing water drop onto
me from the a/c vent above, plus of course all the screeching, kicking etc I
had to endure.
The distance is not far but the roads are so poor and
winding, mainly following dirty fast flowing rivers, with lots of
ascents/descents, landslides, stops, topes, etc. The cleaner rivers were
crammed with partying families, partying & picnicking on the banks –
My boyfriend always has wanted to know the Pablo's Escobar life, and my last vacation on December 22, we went to La Hacienda Nápoles thematic park, in Puerto Triunfo. There, we were visiting Pablo’s Escobar house-museum, we were really surprised. The house was in ruins because it was completely abandoned and people looking for hidden treasures. Around the house there were an airstrip and a heliport. The house had poster pasted on ...
... in the 70's when the government decided to flood 5600 acres of hilly landscape to make a hydroelectric dam, which now supplies 30% of Colombia's energy! It's also resulted in a spectacular landscape of weaving waterways amongst secluded little islands densely populated with trees. Guatape is also known for its beautifully sculpted and painted depictions ...
... people have gone through is eye-opening. Colombia definitely has come a long way from it’s past, but there are still areas in Medellin that resemble the past.
Our tour ended around 2:00pm and we were dropped off at the door of our hostel. As this was my last full day in Medellin I wanted to walk to the nearby Park Lleras and see if could find something as a memento of Medellin. I ended up talking with a few local in the park and bought a really nice ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet