Hotel Casa Grande Paipa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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... growers are also having a hard time making a living as prices are continually driven down by middle-men big-name corporations and the coffee growers are calling for a floor to stop falling prices.
So, with these issues in mind, the Colombians staged strikes in many areas, with the most affected being the Boyaca region, which covers a large part about 200 miles east of the capital Bogota. The strikers in Colombia blocked the roads with huge piles of rubble (often ...
As some wise person once wrote, it is not the final destination but the journey getting there which is most important. Well the minibus journey from Bogota to Villa De Leyva was certainly an assault on the senses. We felt the pot holes, We heard the salsa and 80s chart hits that were blasted out for all passing pedestrians to appreciate, smelt the empanadas and meat kebabs cooking on the streetsides ...
... cuter than their parents. We got to see some other animals such as goats, horses, buffalo and Llama. After this we had a long walk back to town, another 6km later saw us treading up the dusty streets of the town and our adventures were not over yet! Our final stop was to visit a terracotta house, Casa de Barro. We had heard it was pretty but I don't think I anticipated just how fantastic this house was going to be. The house from the outside looks like something out of a ...
... far from the madding crowd) which served the most tender juicy mouth watering fillet steak y fritas for the princely sum of £5.60...it was almost criminal! I kid you not...throw in the open fire, bottle of red and we knew we had found our spot.
Anyway...must get back to revising my verb tables...
p.s. we've booked Xmas & NY at the beach surfing the Caribbean Sea...I'm a happy man...now fingers crossed for some decent ...
... good to see the sights of Bogota in the daytime - quite different from the night time when I arrived, and it's a pretty cool place.
I was a bit miffed as I thought I was overcharged by the taxi driver, but didn't pick him up on it and to add to the chagrin, I soon found out he gave me a 'flaso' note as my change... That put me in a good mood for my journey to Villa de Leyva, but I was soon on the up as I boarded the bus and found it was pretty empty and roomy ...