Hotel Florencia Plaza
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... to see if our hostel of choice had room for us. It turns out that they did so we relaxed and got settled awhile before heading out to find our first real meal in like 24 hours. The area with most of the hotels and hostels and restaurants is called El Poblado and that's where we were staying. The streets were cute and tree-lined with little shops and restaurants all around. Between the vibe of the area and the 20 degree cooler weather, we were breathing ...
... metro. Long ride this time. When we got off and were walking down the steps, an older man was near me and I could see he was staring at me. We split up, him ahead and he looked back at me to stare. Then he walks ahead more and looks back! Who looks back? I don't understand I found it disconcerting and imagined him sizing us up for kidnapping ransom. He started walking slow and got on his phone. I imagined him describing us to his lackeys. Anyway, ...
... ready...and it was delicious! After that we headed down to the beach where the boys had set up a massive fire which they lit using a plastic bottle that was washed up on the beach (it was the way they did it over here and was pretty effective) and we all got stuck into the beers and just hung out around the fire. Ken, an older bloke who was friends with Tyler had bought some big lanterns with him that you light a small kerosene soaked ball of cotton underneath and it ...
... down again. Got a tuk tuk into town, wandered the pretty streets and had lunch in the square, ordering the recommended trout (decidedly disappointing). Then back to Medellin, went out for Thai with Fanny, Aaron and the two Hayley's. Had funny conversation about this video using fruit to compare well . . ., click and see http://youtu.be/q64hTNEj6KQ (maybe not one to click at work unless people can't see your screen). Probably one of the most exciting ...
... morning and test our luck. Unfortunately it seemed all the buses to Medellin were night buses and we had another long wait ahead of us. Just when we had given up and were about to buy tickets for a night bus we found a place which had a bus leaving in 15 minutes. Woo! So we bought tickets, walked briskly to the terminal and hopped on a pretty nice bus, in the front seats, for what was meant to be an 8.5 hour journey. However along the way we had a few delays. ...