Hotel Casa Blanca
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... which is pretty steep for a 20 minute flight! We would also need to fly to Quito, Ecuador because the border was closed (even if we managed to reach it via roads). We had heard those flights would cost us around $500 which was A LOT of money for people travelling on a budget. We had done a couple of weeks volunteer work to save some money and here we were spending the lot on a couple of flights. We were also really upset that we would miss out on so much of Colombia that ...
... few of the sights in Villa de Leyva, we decided to get up early and try to fit in as many as we could in a long day. We decided to walk the 4km out to the dinosaur museum, 'El Fossil'. It was a hot day with the sun beating down but it was a really enjoyable walk, the heat here is dry so it is so much more enjoyable than the killer humidity of Santa Marta. As we walked to the museum we realised that the Colombians work in Irish kilometers, not quite as accurate as the ...
OK...so the sun we saw the other day was a little short lived and we are now able to set our watches (daily at 1430) by the rainfall. This luckily (?) falls in the afternoon which gives us no excuse not to remain inside and revise the Spanish we've "learnt" that morning!
Our teacher, Gladys is lovely...married and mother of two, and also a lawyer (which I now know to be "El Abogado" for those of you who would like to learn with us...). Two mornings ...
restaurants and a big cathedral. The streets are cobble stone in the
centre turning to dirt the further out you travel. There are running
streams with little bridges and people wanting to talk to you at
I really didn't think
that I could leave the little town but I now have the race against
time and so much more to see in Columbia. Off to the coffee industry