Travel Blogs from Bucaramanga
... is vanity," the word vanity is a translation of his word hevel; why is the same word, in Genesis, thought to be a man, murdered by his brother?).
...The explosive and compressive qualities of the One Universal Energy are apparent everywhere in their relationships ranging from the totally prevailing explosive thrust in ...
... a bottle of Gatorade on the walk to the trail. At the end of the walk, I couldn't believe we were done. It felt awesome to be done walking. We bought some packaged ice cream. It was very good. We sat down in front of a church to eat some real food. We had crackers with avocado and cucumbers. About an hour and a half later, a bus came to pick us up so we could get back to our hostel without walking another ...
... my hotel that was just a few steps away ; the owner of my hostel had heard that I was screaming but had not interfered as the situation seemed to be too common to him – strange experience, after which I had no alternative to just getting calm again… Went to sleep at around 11 pm.
Saturday, 16 June 2012
- What to do in a country that is 3 times bigger than Germany (or even France) ?
- What to do ...
... our next destination.
We caught a bus heading to Bucaramanga, the largest city in the Santander district. Our plan involved spending the night in Bucaramanga so that the next day we could get an early start on exchanging some of our money into US dollars and Venezuelan Bolivars. Then I could finish the job of hiding our funds before we headed towards the border on a night bus.
During the ride to Bucaramanga, we had the usual Colombian bus driver, who does ...
... a colonial building beyond the friendly families shop, and offers better rooms than those next door at Hospedaje La Esquina de Piedra. The seven spacious rooms with high ceilings all have private bathrooms and TV. Their rates were 15,000 and 25,000 pesos for 1 or 2 persons, which is fine for the standard of room.
Hostal de la Prada, Carrera 11 No. 21-10, Tel: (57-7) 625-3451. This friendly family run Hostal is located a ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool