Travel Blogs from Armenia
... to see the dog was there looking up waiting for me to throw the stick, I felt guilty about leaving her, but i'm sure someone else will throw it for her again soon. We went back to the hostel and as we had a log fire in our room, we made use of this and lit the fire. It was so cosy with the fire as it reminded me if being back home. We packed up all our stuff, ready for our big journey tomorrow, as we are travelling to Popayan as a stopover to get to Ecuador.
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... south to Ecuador were ruined. But the strike ended today, so on we go. We're still going to give it a few days to let things clear up, since many people were stranded and there was a big fuel crisis. Hopefully by the time we feel like leaving Cali, they will have figured everything out and our journey will be smooth. If not, we've already got our eye on another charming little town we could definitely find ourselves killing some time in.
... a bar where they could apparently throw a heavy object at a target to try and get it to explode. Drunk Mexicans and explosives didn’t sound like a good idea! Besides Don wanted to get up early to go hiking and this boy needs some sleep if he’s going to do hiking for the day … a hangover is never a good starting point is it!
We got out of bed as planned and went through the welly saga again. You wouldn’t think ...
... a 50 minute taxi ride to the hotel. I had read that the hotel had 360 degree views of the rolling hills and beautiful valleys so I was really excited to see it for myself the next morning.
The reviews did not lie. The scenery was absolutely stunning. The hotel was isolated on a hillside and everywhere you looked, you had a million dollar view. We decided to spend the day exploring the town. From ...
... rutted track. With our huge muchillas and great regret, we soldiered on, eventually reaching the finca, a very basic room with thin blankets and heavy snorers. The next morning though, it suddenly became worth it. Stepping out of our little room into the view of plush, rolling hills of the coffee region, dotted with colourful flowers and butterflies, a cup of fresh coffee in hand, probably within sight of the plant ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool