Hotel Iguaque Campestre
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... in the
church which were for the natives when they first invaded. We spent time at one
of the few wineries in Colombia which was fairly small and fairly ordinary. We
finished with lunch in a small village where the food was the usual soup but
some very nice barbequed meats and vegetables. In the afternoon we wandered
around the plaza and the nearby streets. We then met the rest of the group and
had pizzas for tea in this restaurant in a nice garden courtyard.
... England friendly. A good 3-0 win versus Peru which provided some interesting insight into our chances. I was impressed but I’m not sure Hodgson is going to pick the right 11 to start but we shall see.
Tomorrow we have a long journey of 11hrs up to Medellin the second largest city and former home of Pablo Escobar in the North-East of Colombia. It’s now been cleaned up and is a highly vibrant, bustling city that is becoming a major tourist ...
... going for a sneaky swim ( which was absolutely forbidden for our own safety etc but we couldn't resist). Later in the afternoon as we watched the clouds roll in we witnessed two most spectacular lightning strikes. After an overpriced dinner we got an early night, the next day we planned to hike up to Laguna de iguaque, a real lagoon situated at 3700m, a sacred place for the local Indians. It was about 6 hrs there and back and the altitude ...
... to me and started asking questions in Spanish: "how long does it take to learn a backflip?" etc. Quite amusing, especially when I couldn't understand their questions and had to get them to repeat many times.
Today was also the town's birthday, so we got to witness all the town folk dressed up in traditional Colombian garb. It seemed like almost every school kid under the age of eight was there, marching with their ...
... from the outside. It can't be accessed from inside the door, which we discovered, and after a bit of yelling, a kind passerby unlocked the bolt for us and we reached freedom!! But a weird concept, and not advantageous if one had to escape from a house fire etc etc. We then headed off for another massive lunch before embarking on a space buggy expedition of the nearby desert!! I was allowed to drive my own buggy, thus endangering no ...
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