Hotel Iguaque Campestre
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... next direct bus was at 3pm, and there was no way I was sitting around this bus station for the next five hours, so I decided to get a bus in the right direction and figure it out from there. So I hopped on a Libertadores bus to Tunja, which is only about 40 miles from Villa de Leyva.
It was a direct bus to Tunja, so within three hours we were there. It doesn’t look like there was much to see in ...
... houses clay models of human figures that look life like, line the doors of the shops which upon entering are an emporium of beautiful ceramic works.Within these shops you can here the sound of clay wind chimes fashioned into little bells,parrots and many other shapes,all individually hand painted with scenes of Colombian life.One would think this is a major tourist draw,it is ,but mostly Colombian tourists out for the weekend.Many of the items are just impractical to ...
... is rampant, but it is by no means excessive. Whether this is due to the huge police and military presence, the family atmosphere of the village, or out of respect for Jesus, I don't know. What I do know is that the church in the main plaza is flanked by bars and clubs and the stairs leading up to it seem to be a popular place to guzzle beer - perhaps to resurrect the buzz that was crucified by the morning's hangover...
... Bakeries abound, as do fruit and veggie markets. The plaza is anchored with a beautiful Catholic church (we walked by it today and got a peek in during a midday funeral).
Today started out lazy. We slept in a bit, read in our beds and laughed till we cried about Eli's choice of a picture to use on his Ipad’s wallpaper (if I tried to describe it, it wouldn’t sound funny, and may even appear to be rude, so I will hold off. After ...
... br> our way. We headed up the trail, across the small cascada and onto a
trek that resembled an area that had been eroded by a landslide. It was
an uphill climb with fantastic vistas over the valley and town. Well
worth the trek but nothing exciting in terms of hiking.
Not sure if the trail ever actully ended, we turned after two or so hrs and headed back to explore town.
The Plaza Major, reportably the ...
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