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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... in many ways. There are more taxis then the number of passengers justifies so they must play a part in trafficing anything. In this world I am travelling alone in an expensive car. In fact nobody knows where I am. I am invited by people I don't know to come to their home. Extremely friendly people. The attractive woman spotted me in a hotel, the friendly man, a lawyer with two sons, invited me at theIr breakfast table. They have arranged a hotel for me, close ...
... really see anything. Thanks to all the tourists they have excellent travelling clinics though, after a quick blood test and the confirmation that I carried a nice parasite souvenir from Lake Titicaca they sent me off with some Antibiotics which helped immediately. This meant we could finally go into town and sort out our Machu Picchu trip. Initially our plan was to do a 5 day hike through the Andes to get there (not the Inka ...
... of the old town in Cartagena, another house that would set you back a fair few millions and drank with them for a while, before heading onto Café Del Mar which, overlooks the sea. This is where we tried Aguardiente, a typical drink they take in shots. Let´s just say it done the job :-D So it turns out that I´m actually rather good at the champagne backpacking and I reckon I would be doing one of my colleagues rather proud ...
... damn good karma stepped in. The Spanish born owner Jesus (pronounced hey-suse) was attending our table when I asked him a few questions about Armenia, the town we were heading to for the night after lunch. Long story short, being an hrs drive, he was heading there himself and offered us a lift. He drove us to our hostel so we didnt have to walk in the rain, collected our bags and headed off. Perfect.
After telling him of our ...
... took some photos before continuing up the mountain. At the top we met a lovely Labrador who liked the look of my packed lunch so we shared a little sandwich and continued the trek down the valley to see the palm trees unique to the region which were surprisingly quite impressive! After we returned to the town we enjoyed a few beers in the sun, a nice meal in the evening and returned to the plantation to pack for the trip to Cali in the morning.
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