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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... this we had no clue what this actually meant, we just thought it could be nice to have a top view of Machu Picchu. First of all, when we climbed it we were surrounded by fog and clouds. Secondly, nobody told us that it's a 3000m mountain !! Thirdly, definitely absolutely nobody told us that you have to climb about 5,000 extremely steep stairs for 90 minutes to get to the top. This was without exaggeration the hardest thing ...
... and who our Spanish teacher flirts outrageously with, it´s all really funny to watch.
So school finishes and after walking the route home with the parents from my apartment and Jolanda 4 or 5 times, you would think I would have nailed it, after all I´ve always had a pretty good sense of direction right? So wrong! After walking up and down the same roads in 30C heat for half an hour, asking everyone person ...
... Overall, Salento was a pleasant, picturesque town with enough to keep us busy for a few nights. They have these cool retro jeeps called Willy's, they use as taxis. A whole new meaning to getting a ride, right there. Apparently threre are also excellent hiking trails nearby for those that can be *****, which included neither me or Meeeeeeg. So, three days of getting slightly fatter was quite enough. Now all we had to do was not miss our connecting bus to Popayan....
... alone with him this trip. We took home food for Annie, and a beer too. She was happy to see us. Packed for flight tomorrow,
collapsed into my bed for 5 hours before our wakeup call. And then, just like that, Annie and I hopped a ride to the airport, waving goodbye to our dear father. It had been a whirlwind fantastic trip. We all agreed that it couldn't have gone any better. Thanks, Colombia!
... to Ibague and onward to Bogotá.
7 hours became 10 when we got stuck in literally infinite traffic going over the pass. I've been in traffic jams where I wanted to break everything, but this time was different. I was sitting on a comfy bus in the middle of Colombia, looking down a valley from something like 10,000 feet above sea level. I took the chance to read on a bus without making myself sick.
Eventually we got to Bogotá, and my flight was 8 ...