Travel Blogs from Leticia
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After getting our passports stamped by the police, we took a cab to Leticia (which has pretty much merged with Tabatinga, the boder is a row of witches hats) to our new hostel, an eco hostel surrounded by small lakes, trees, shrubs, wildlife. Edith, Valerie, Lala, Kordi and Miriam were also staying at this hostel on our recommendation. Once we had checked in, we had to make our way to Leticia Airport in order to be stamped into Colombia, and then ...
... spot a hotel rep with a sign with Janelle's name on it.
Episode 102 - Possible Tongue Original Air Date - Feb 12 2014
Tim and Janelle discuss the possibility that the soup they just ate had tongue in it. while the humidity seems to take on an even stickier feel, luckily Hotel Villa Palma has decent air conditioning and, like most private rooms in the area, a television with cable.
Episode 103 - Brazil Original Air Date - ...
... to it's elevation. Jumping from 30 degrees and humidity to 19 degrees with lightening storms was a bit of a cruel blow, but we settled in for 3 nights and caught up on some sleep.
To be honest, Bogota's probably been our least favourite place so far. It's a very large, dirty city with not much happening. There were a few attractions listed to us, but nothing too ...
We like to think we're getting quite good at travelling long distances in one vehicle for hours on end, but even this was a test of our patience. I felt as if my head was going to explode from being blocked up and coldy, and sitting in the same position for 10 hours solid wasn't helping. Usually we while away long bus journeys with a mixture of reading and staring out of the window at the interesting foreign countryside ...
There is a gentle rumbling from below and a faint salsa beat dancing on the humid breeze. We sway from side to side in our hammocks, bumping hips as we go. The smell of mosquito repellant and fresh rain just about drowns out the dank smell of dirty water mixed with exhaust fumes. We gaze out into blackness, which, every few seconds erupts into a brilliant snapshot of natural grandeur. Lightening from a huge storm illuminates the monstrous clouds which rise up behind ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet