Country International Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
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... got all the time in the world since my boat will not sail before two weeks from now so I say that is not a problem. I know the way to the office now, I know the old man with the red cloth at the entrance and I know the entry procedure. A man with a red cloth in his hands, standing by the side of the road waving at you is a living parking meter here. This one is old but friendly and he recognises me from last time. Obviously I pay above the market but that ...
... you how much I enjoyed myself. I crashed with the French guys and their couch surfing host, who were also hosting another 4 or 5 people. It was great because our hosts knew exactly where to go for the best parties and the whole family came along including 9 year old Cesar and 11 month old Francisco. (A good substitute for my nephews who I miss). so we all went out as one big happy family. The first day we went and saw the street parade, what ...
... our room, which we were sharing with one other person, we realised our expectations were still to high! Lets just say I felt very sorry for the kids who went to school there. The cold tiled floor that we were too sleep on for three days didn't look very appealing and the room even had a fourth occupant, a giant cockroach. If you needed the toilet you had to sit on the throne at a 90 degree angle because there was absolutely zero leg room and the shower ...
... comes right to the house, and for US $ 15.00 spends an hour massaging tired muscles and she's skilled enough to work on the shoulder I injured falling on the ice a couple of years ago, on the ever-sore back and for rehab-exercises for my hand surgery. Needless to say, these people could follow me back to Iron River and I'd be very happy!
Life is (very) good!
Hasta luego, Jane
... 1/5 lack access to medical treatment entirely. Huge regional disparities exist. Education is free and compulsory only at the primary level nationwide, however, over 90% are literate. The per capita income is about $10,000 US and growing more diverse. And yes, the spoken Spanish of Columbia is considered the purest Spanish spoken in Latin America --- let's see if they still think that way when I finish!!!
Adios, Hasta luego!