Hotel Plaza Victoria
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... them. It wasn't so bad, we met a lovely little Colombian boy, called Diego, who took a great interest in us and told me he wants to learn English and go to Europe when he's older. He had wrist bands of england, Italy and Germany. He's 7. Very sweet. We had to get the bus during the day as the route is notorious for bandits and armed robberies, so it's been a long day. On arrival we went to the plaza, had dinner, stocked up for leaving tomorrow and now ...
... chill, which felt amazing and kept us from endlessly sweating. The first habitat was a mycologist’s paradise there were so many kinds of mushrooms and fungi EVERYWHERE, types and colors that I didn’t even know existed. The higher we climbed the more things began to change. The trail originally was open to the air with lush vegetation on both sides, until we came to El Bosque Encantado (The Enchanted Forest). ...
... By the way, it’s very difficult not to write parts of this blog in Spanish. We have all been speaking (or trying to speak) Spanish for the majority of the time we’ve been here, and now I’m even starting to think in Spanish. There are so many words I’ve only been saying in Spanish as of late.
After our bizcochos, we drove for a while, basking in the glory of the Andes Mountains and soaking in the incredible ...
... Yikes! What a way to leave a sour taste in ones mouth after such an amazing time in Colombia. The next morning as we made our way to the Colombia/Ecuador border we stopped at Las Lajas- a cathedral built into the wall of a gorge. Talk about mind blowing! Again I don't think the photos will do it justice. The cathedral itself was massive and imposing, and looked impressive from every angle. We were there around 09:00 so Mim and I ...
... entry formalities on the Ecuadorian side, we took a taxi to the bus terminal in the border town of Tulcan - no mean feat considering we had to compete with locals for one! Our first experience with Ecuadorians was being shoved out of the way by them for a taxi. Eventually making it to the station, we purchased tickets to the bus (Ecuadorian buses charge roughly US$1 per hour...amazing!), and spent our last Colombian pesos on awesome snacks (such as plantain chips) for the ...