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... cards for the next 5 weeks.There was one stroke of luck though,in Venezuela you need to carry special travel insurance by law because of the political strife that is ongoing in that country and by luck I had purchased this on line the night before,if I had not done this I would have been refused entry into the country which would have meant a visit to the British Embassy in Bogota to get a flight out of the country! or worse,stuck in transit in Caracas international ...
... and flagged down a coach bus for me to get on. I think he wanted to help me since I was alone, but I didn't care! I paid for my ticket once I got on the bus. The coach was very clean and comfortable. At one point, these two men (I'll just call them Rico and Chico) started trying to sell stuff. They didn't come near me because I pretended I didn't understand them. That was a bit annoying, but I just read my book. Rico and Chico eventually got off the ...
... still got soaked despite being in the boot – they just don’t give a monkeys!
Thankfully, Villa de Leyva wasn’t full by the time I got here, so wasn’t forced to stay at the raved about hostel miles from town – they claim it’s closer, but can’t see I’d have the energy to do anything else once I’d walked there. Found a place in town for the 1st night, then a better one for the next – not ideal, but then ...
... 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 ...
... de Juan
de Juan de Castellanos and Casona La Guaca. Two unbelievable mansions
that are incredibly restored and now house craft shops, cafes and
resturants. Unfortunately we'd literally just bought the ingredients for
dinner, otherwise I may actually still be there.
Villa De Leyva is a fantastic
town. Full of charm and endless food and drink options. A place you
could come for a day and stay forever quite ...
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