Hotel Hospederia San Carlos
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Hospederia San Carlos Villa de Leyva
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... So off to the bus station we trotted, with Alex who was heading to Salento, for my first taste of Colombian bus stations. I'd read about how there were numerous bus companies running the same routes, and you could check prices etc but i wasn't expecting the huge bus terminal with 50-100 desks spread over 3 large rooms. After circling around a little, and with some help from Spanish-speaking Alex we eventually found the ...
... this for an hour or so a maid scuttles backwards and forwards from the kitchen refilling our cups with delicious Colombian roasted coffee. Henry is out and about taking photos and all together this is a magical scene that comes along every now and again when you travel.Sitting ,talking,sharing ideas and helping each other,a real treat.
The following day before we part from the village we go to the local market where all the locals from the valleys have ...
... like a gigantic anthill. The traffic continues day and night, which means the whistle blows do too, though by sundown most people are crowding the huge central plaza where live music can be heard and drinks can be had for three times what they cost in Bogota. Thankfully, the cacophony of music coming from all directions you normally hear as the locals compete to blow out their speakers isn't an issue.
Since Villa ...
... vinyard. To be honest its not that spectacular. Its interesting and a beautiful setting but not so great. We had to wait 10 minutes for the tour to commence, not relly sure why because no one was before us and no others joined us either. Basically we were the only guests there! after our wait we got to see how the grape grows, how many seasons there are and the fermentation process before taking some photos. After that it was back to Jonny's car, a winding journey back to ...
... 8211; but that was nothing compared to here! The roads generally are in poor condition, even the main roads (which incidentally have to paid for – there are frequent ‘peaje’ booths in the most unexpected places!) – the Red Burrito has excelled itself a couple of times in beating the worst of muddy dirt tracks. But the driving......! Seeing huge trucks hurtling towards you on your ...