Hotel Hospederia San Carlos
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Free parking
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... in the square. We were all pretty knackered so an early night was in order, so we all squeezed onto one bunk watching a film then bed. One of the coolest things I have ever seen was a house I went to visit, the mud house. The house, as you can probably guess, is made entirely out of mud and everything in it is hand made from recyclables. UNreal!! It is completely livable, there were personal possessions in there so ...
... kites arch and glide in the wind. Coming from Bogota where we spent just two hours waiting for a bus, only seeing the city in it's early morning greyness from our bus seat, the disparity between the two places is striking. Clean, unpolluted and spacious, compared with the dirty, crowded and poverty-stricken capital. With it's Mediterranean feel, pristinely clean white buildings and cobblestoned streets, ...
... everything came to a grinding halt as the politics of the era bought in the FARC guerrillas and devastation to Bogota.The tourist sites became no go areas and crime was rampant as the tourist sector and many other sectors crashed to the ground.All Henry's hard work was washed away.he opened up a small shop to try and make ends meet.The Government then went on an all out offensive to wipe FARC off the map and their robust and extremely violent tactics worked but it came at ...
... the countryside to celebrate and enjoy a long weekend, as they have here. First, streams of fancy foreign cars flowing down the cobblestone choke the causeways, which requires a legion of policemen armed with whistles to direct traffic in a place that doesn't even have a traffic light. Not surprisingly, many of these revelers are busy playing with cellphones while driving through the village, which was founded in 1572 and makes ...
... best I could. The food was great, and the wine was even better. It seems like there are great little eateries here.
VDL is a great town for strolling and hiking. I might try to some of that tomorrow. It's also extremely safe. I also need to purchase my bus ticket for Friday morning. I'll pretty much be moving every two days. It's kind of nuts, but I wanted to be able to see as much as possible, so we'll see how it goes.