Hotel American Golf
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... t understand that part. I think he has been the best cab driver so far! For dinner, we ended up finding a tasty pizza place (Firenze pizza) close to our apartments and one of the Lebanese restaurants we ate at the week before. The limonada natural is amazing, and only 1500 pesos (1USD is approx 1800 pesos). We were going to order an XL pizza to split between us, and the server just looked at me and told us the medium would be plenty. She was right!
That's all for tonight!
... In Colombia, it's flour and purpose-designed cans of 'fuma' which looks a lot like shaving cream. Jose was keen for his charges to get into the spirit so kicked us off by covering everyone in foam. We quickly grabbed street vendors and bought ourselves cans to even up the fight. Spraying each other with foam and sampling the street food occupied our time until the parade started.
The parade was lively, colourful, long ...
... mean much to me but apparently thats unheard of.
After the game we were kindly told to change the direction we were walking in to avoid a huge fight that was kicking off. It was felt that gringos would make for an easy target. We walked for a little while until we found a little bar. The girls all stayed for one beer and then we got a taxi back. I really enjoyed it there as we got to watch the Colombians doing their traditional dancing which is all shoulders and ...
... However, the thing that took the longest was getting pulled over. We got stopped twice. Luckily one set of cops really just wanted to help us. However, the second set really wanted a bribe. The police ended up wasting about 30 minutes of our lives, the longest time yet. We still won, no bribe paid, but it was a big waste of time! Police 1- Christina & Devin 7!
Before writing this entry, I have to apologize to Vati, since I am revealing his Christmas present here, but the story is too interesting to keep to myself. Just as a heads-up to my family in Vienna - I sent a few small gifts today, but it is not with certified mail and will take between 15-20 days, so I doubt it will arrive before Christmas. Sorry, there was no other way I could send it, lets just hope it arrives at all! So.... Yesterday, Lili ...