Hotel Portales Del Campestre
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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... and coffee all day - bargain!
The girl on reception didn't speak any English at all but we were getting by on our limited Spanish now so it wasn't a problem. Then an American guest (we'll call her Jenny) happened to be in reception and stepped in to translate. Which was good of her in some ways but wasn't helping us learn any more Spanish. So we got settled into our room and decided to venture out for a late lunch.
This area was very much a ...
... On the Saturday we managed to book ourselves on a Pablo Escobar tour which thankfully wasn't until 3pm as someone *coughSarahcough* had overindulged at the Bogota Beer Company the night before and was still falling asleep as our bus arrived. Not knowing too much about what the tour entailed we were slightly apprehensive when the guide proudly announced we'd be meeting Pablo's brother later on, what can we say? a coffee with international criminals brings out the worriers in ...
... a great time so I can just imagine how much fun it would be to bring kids here. On the second floor there was a reptile room which had some snakes, frogs, turtles and a few other reptiles. There were these yellow lizards that were very strange looking. Stretching across numerous floors is the aquarium. There is a really wide variety of fish in numerous tanks. Outside the building, still on the premises, are lots of other hands on activities that you can do such as ...
No it's not Scandinavia, it's in the middle of Colombia! After two nights in Medellin, I found a place to couch-surf in Santa Elena - an area within a National reserve which has a town centre, but includes lots of little spread out communities. Its full of pine forest and cow fields with an under-canopy of creeping bamboo and loads of bromeliads and orchids growing on the tree trunks - very unexpected.
I went to stay with a guy called Juan, who lives in a ...
... around the middle with a sign above it saying 'Bano'. We crack up laughing thinking no way that is the bathroom where everyone can see your face as you go. So I go for a walk to hopefully find the actual toilets and find them at the bottom of the stairs. I make it back to Leesh and her food comes out not long after but is able to finish her meal before mine even arrives. By this stage, everyone else had finished eating and so I eat as quick as possible to not ...