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Travel Blogs from Santa Fe de Antioquia
Jeudi 8 Novembre
Malgre une petite pluie nocturne, c'est sous le soleil que nous quittons la ville de l'eternel printemps.
Enfin, nous essayons, car ce n'est pas simple. Aucune indication pour Santa Fe de Antioquia, la "calle cinquenta" se divise, nous la perdons, nous nous perdons, un demi-tour, un deuxieme …
Yet again the day starts out with breakfast and a hefty drive to a new area. We got a taxi into the transportation center and then got another taxi to take us to Santa Fe de Antioquia, about an hour drive. It continues to amaze me how diverse the land is here and how quickly the city become the jungle. Up, around, down, through, and across the …
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Soy Paisa *****es.
Okay, it has been a long time since I last posted. Apologies.Most of the last month has been spent writing essays and applying for grad school as many of you know. Thank you to everyone who has been helping me with my essays, you know who you are. Muchisimas gracias.
I'm going to try to work backwards again.
The genial host came up trumps with a coffee before
departure and grabbed some fried dough on the dock for breakfast while I waited
for the boarding debacle to begin.
A nice, calm & fast trip meant that despite late departure
I could grab a coffee & still make the bus I had pre-booked at huge expense
– 6k extra on ticket price – was happy he had no change & lost some of his
Had to throw a mother & child out of ...
... day on a surprisingly luxurious local bus, first stop was La Piedra which is this weird random massive rock in the middle of the country side. Looks like it dropped from the sky or more likely rose straight out of the ground, it bears no resemblance to anything in the surrounding countryside. They built steps into the side of it so you can climb up to the top and take in the view, it's beautiful up there but you have to work for it, 740 steps ...