Travel Blogs from Armenia
... souffle, salad, raspberry sauce, and a few other offerings. We bought a bottle of wine and feasted. I wished our kids could be with us for dinner. The next day after breakfast at a great restaurant called "Brunch" owned by another American, we walked around the town and climbed the 200 vertical steps at the end of the main street to a striking view of the Cocora Valley. We chatted with a lovely young Russian American woman while Jerry ate a ...
... I shook hands with his girlfriend, Anna, and told them we should meet at 7 o’clock for dinner. I spent the afternoon working and eating a trout burger, made from freshwater trout that was freshly caught at a nearby lake.
On the way to dinner, Philipp and I caught up. Philipp is studying physics in Germany, and is on vacation to visit his girlfriend, Anna, who is a special education student (with a specialization in art) from ...
... again it was obvious that this place is a massive local tourist resort, like cheddar gorge I reckon. We rode another willy back to Salento and then got a bus to Armenia where we would stay the night. We purposefully got a hotel close to the bus station in Armenia so we could head oit early tomorrow to Bogota. Obviously 3verybody knows hotels around bus stations are **** and this one is no exception. No ...
... made it to a second refugio, reaching almost 9,000 feet in elevation, walked through the valley surrounded by towering palms, and mostly just felt like we were in a dream the entire time (or Lord of the Rings).
Next stop was Popayan, where we couchsurfed with a really nice chica named Laura, who gave us a gastronomical tour of the city. She also brought us to her friends finca (farm) where we met some ...
... this....the owner of the restaurant called his son, of maybe 12 over, to translate the following...
Him: Carne Sopa?
Us: una sopa
Him: carne, papas, ensalada?
Us: si, 2 (holding up two fingers)
Him: limonada or something con leche
Us: limonada, two fingers
Everytime we spoke he would look to the son to see what we had said....seriously we are rubbish at Spanish but Si ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service