Hotel Las Americas
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... landslides, from the poor communities living on the hillsides that have had least services and are at most risk from rain. They were also most at risk from organised crime. They get the house for free and are not renting it: they own it but can`t sell it on, at least not in the foreseeable future.
Apart from the services in Cuidad Caribia being much better than in the communities they had come from, the biggest difference in the environment was social, they said. The new ...
... flare. The focus appeared to be on quantity, not quality so $80 lighter and still starving after pushing food around for half an hour, we retreated to the room and waited for the inevitable cramps.
An annoying habit that started in Caracas and lasted well into the first month of our travels was missing out hearing the "cien" at the beginning of "cientocinquenta" (one hundred and fifty) and "cientosetenta" (one hundred and seventy). ...
... of history about the country and was able to make the time spent to colourful as I learnt things I would not have been able to find out otherwise.
We spent time at a book fair and wondered the many stalls. Why do I wait to go away to do these kinds of things? It was just a really enjoyable way to spend the afternoon, and enjoy the sun. We took a long walk through town and spotted many of the wonders. Stopped at a great cake shop and ...
... we had was when we came to check in for our flight.
Our journey from Caracas to Quito required a change in Lima. Unfortunately, our flight from Caracas to Lima was delayed, meaning we would miss our intended flight to Quito. Eventually, around 3 hours late, our flight departed Caracas. The next flight from Lima to Quito was at 8am the following morning. So, at 1am, the whole plane-load of passengers were taxied to the ...
... just so happened to be the only English money I had when I left.
My conch shell and feather necklace, my goodbye gift from Easter Island.
Rosary, from Thomas (I'm not even Catholic)
Things that will be weird to live without: My hidden money belt.
Most visited airport: Bogota, Colombia.
Flight no.1 Quito- Bogota.
Flight no.2 Bogota-Ibague.
Flight no.3 Armenia-Bogota.
Flight no.4 Cartagena-Bogota.
Longest bus ...