Hotel Villavicencio Plaza
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This entry should have been made weeks ago!
After leaving the bikes at Bogota airport on Wednesday we had a spare day on Thursday before our flight to Panama on Friday 22 May.
We decided to visit a working salt mine just north of the city, at Zipaquira. The choice was nudged by RG. A variation on you can take the boy out of the farm but not the farm out of the boy!!!!
This location had provided salt to ...
... a nice breakfast of juice, eggs, fruit, bread, arepas, tamal and cereals. Breakfast is the 2nd biggest (and most important) meal of the day and my usual breakfast (nothing) is like blasphemy to a Colombians ears. Except if I had the energy to make varieties of tasty food each day I probably would eat it. I have had 2 tamals- gluggy yellow paste with chicken, and I have not liked them and when it was placed in front of me I did notice a few people staring at ...
Tio Jose and Patricia decided to join us on our ride, and hopped on their motorcycle to tour around the area of Villavicencio. We left Bogota and enjoyed the beautiful, sunny day on the road. The road dipped into the massive valley of Villavicencio, the plains, where farmers and ranching dominates the area. We stopped for a bite to eat and then stopped for photos at a mirador, looking over the massive valley. The plains seemed ...
Up at 0430. TV still on poolside outside our door with the US election blaring, no one watching. At least the black guy who speaks well and is believable beat the cult flip flopper. All packed and wait poolside for the door to door bus to collect us. Bus to Cartagena 4 hrs trip with Marsol bus company along Caribbean coast to Cartagena. Met Henry at our old apartment to collect our big luggage bags and re pack for trip to Bogota. Local cab to Cartagena ...
Villavicencio is the cattle capital of Colombia. When you are eating a steak in Bogota, Cartagena, Medellin or Cali, it's quite sure you are eating beef of the Llanos Orientales.
During the public holidays of Colombia Bogota empties, roads going up to Bogota are closed and the inhabitants of the capital go in huge quantities to the hot climate of the Llanos, 3 to 4 lanes wide (which can be quite adventurous!). If you plan to go to Villavicencio at a 'puente' be sure you ...