Hotel Poblado Plaza
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... because we were a group.
In actual fact it felt safe. However when we met Marcela later she confirmed that there were frequent muggings downtown, even in daylight, so we were right to be cautious.
It was worth the trip, if only for a couple of hours.
There are some noteworthy squares-one with 23 huge bronze sculptures donated to the city by Botero and another with a huge bronze of Simon Bolivar riding his trusty steed.
As we were doing ...
La campagne est toujours tres verte, beaucoup de paturages, des vaches, des chevaux, des anes, des cochons un peu partout, ca se promene, ca traverse parfois ...
... which forms the border
between the two countries at Rumichaca into what is technically Colombian
territory before clearing Ecuadorean
customs and immigration the officials on both sides were polite, friendly
and efficient in dealing with the prescribed paperwork. We changed some dollars
into Colombian Pesos with a female money changer on the Colombian side without
any problems or fake notes and were soon
on our way out of the border zone.
Just up ...
... then start the full game and it has been wonderful to see some of the kids already become focused, more determined to win and succeed.
I particularly like it when in softball someone is 'out' and in English all the kids eagerly shout out 'Bye, Bye' and wave in unison, as the player walks their long walk to the sideline.
Great comradery between everyone and a hell of a lot of fun.
We're going to be doing more sports soon as we will be having ...
... need to learn about the delights of the simple club milk. After this it was fairly dark so we decided to grab the metro home and make ourselves some dinner.
The next day we decided to spend extra time in Medellin because we liked the hostel and it was a nice place to just chill for a day. We rarely stay in so it was a big time luxury to wake up late and do so little with the day. We had originally come to Medellin to do a tour about Pablo Escobar, a famous ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center