Hotel Poblado Campestre
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... not really for tourists which meant all the shops and restaurants nearby, were for locals. Which was good for us as we got to practice our Spanish and taste traditional Colombian food.
A typical traditional meal starts with a soup, followed by the the main of beans, rice, fried plantain, avocado, fried egg, a few french fries then as much meat as you can physically cram on the plate - beef, pork, spicy sausage, steak, chicken - anything and ...
... First we visited Pablo's graveyard, the guides are very knowledgable and we literally went through everyone he's buried with, approving-yet religious mum, disapproving Dad, even his old bodyguard is buried with Pablo - talk about paranoid! Next we drove to a building Pablo owned that the rival Cali drug cartel blew up, it's probably deeply unfair to say this could have been any old **** hole in Colombia, but honestly it could've been. So we swiftly moved on to Pablo's old ...
... head in a dinosaurs mouth so it looks like you are being eaten and trying to weigh down a 1200 pound weight. Once I was done at Parque Explorica I went to the cinema that was right near there but there was nothing of interest playing or in English. Therefore, I took the metro back, stopping off at a huge supermarket on my walk back to the hotel to grab food for lunches over the next few days. I arrived back at the hotel just as the Columbia versus Peru soccer came ...
... They call him "Juan del Bosque" (Juan of the Forest)... We had a wonderful 4 days, each day, a different group of his friends arrived, and we talked and went on walks in the woods, and cooked together. I got to ask the questions about Colombia I'd been wanting to ask: about typical foods, the status of women, poverty and the level of police corruption. I met a woman who had escaped from an abusive marriage. When I asked about domestic violence she told me ...
... bus up. We see people boarding the bus, and thinking of how cold it may be in Bogota up in the altitude, I go down to my backpack and grab my jumper. But the guy who took us to the bus back in Medellin, waves as if to say, don't worry about grabbing stuff out of your bag and getting back on as another bus pulled up. He whistles and waves me down and points to my bag and points to the bus, as the rest of the bus workers all start laughing as I hold my jumper. This second ...