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With Lemonade in our bellies we sat down to discuss our options. We decided that we needed a few days to slow the pace down a bit. We ventured across town to another Hostel with a pool and settled in for a couple of days. The hostel recommended this semi isolated beach just out of Santa Marta so we decided to have a day on the beach.
We had this ...
... up. They have really nice leather sandals. Lots of great styles but it was not meant to be. I walk into a shoe store and I get the same thing each time. I walk in, they look up, then down at my feet. They start to smile. I say in my best Spanish, :do you have any shoes in a 42?" They smile, shake their heads and say "no". The look on their faces is less of a smile and more like a snicker. The biggest ...
... On the flight to Bogota I felt somewhat disappointed as Spirit Airlines thought that they were overbooked and offered volunteers a return flight of their choice, plus put the volunteer on a later flight with American Aiirlines to Bogota today, however at the last moment, they realised that they had enough seats and so they didn’t require any volunteers :(.
Upon landing in Bogota, I felt a ...
... seems to have the highest price divide between rich and poor areas that we have experienced in our time in South America.
Day One Hundred and Ninety Three - Monday 18th March 2013
We didn't do much of note on our last full day in South America as we were hoping not to have to withdraw any more Colombian Pesos before leaving, and we had several things to sort out online, so we spent most of the day in Internet cafés. We had a batch of clothes ...
Another early start so as to be at the Embassy as it opened and to submit an application for an Emergancy Travel Document (ETD). A different person today, and she had a different opinion as to what we should do to the lady we spoke to yesterday. Today's one was sure Robyn could take internal flights using her passport photocopy and the police report and told us to come back at 11 when she would have confirmed this with a travel agent. We used the time to go to the nearby FedEx ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking