Hotel Internacional Casa Morales
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... water can be heard. The trail does get harder but when you're busy taking photos, its easy to lose track of time, distance and difficulty of the rocks under foot. Eventually we enter the forest and the way becomes more treacherous, crossing several bridges reminiscent of an Indiana Jones movie. Signs signify one person at a time, they sway with every footstep but offer a great view of the river below. After about 3 hours trekking we getting close to the acaime and right ...
... and they were correct. The first 3 or 4 kilometers of the path were ankle deep mud. Once we started climbing a bit and got into the jungle the path dried up a little but the boots were needed for 85% of the hike. We had a 5 hour trek covering 13 kilometers with a starting elevation of 6200 ft. We then climbed to 9000 ft in two and a half hours. Then we dropped back down to 8700ft and climbed even further up to 9350ft in one and a half hours. ...
Lowest elevation: 40 feet below sea level – at El Centro, Highway 8, California - still
Highest altitude at which we have camped overnight: 9,890 feet – Embalse de Neusa, Colombia
Highest temperature: 46 degrees C!!! Also at El Centro, Highway 8, California – still
Number of border crossings so far: 14
Longest amount of time spent at single ...
... coffee and a few other items. I ended up purchasing a piece of coffee chocolate as well as a coffee peanut bar. This tour was a great way to be able to perform all of the steps required to produce coffee. Another thing that really caught me by surprise was the fact that pineapples didn’t grow in trees, news to me! We returned to the hostel around 1:00pm just beating the torrential downpour that followed a minute later. During the afternoon it was still dreary and ...
... the correct road down to the farm so looked a little less dishevelled but at least we know knew the route back would be shorter. It was also ALL uphill. Jesus. That was a hike and a half, would have been better with some water! We were definitely ill-prepared for this military style endurance test. Another couple of hours later we arrived back in the town, immediately heading to the sanctuary that was ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet