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Travel Blogs from Armenia
... day, after a wander through the city market in La Galleria (a bit gritty to be honest but my opinion of it is probably not helped by the fact that I had been to the incredible Silvia market just days earlier), it was time to meet up with the Zuņigas. Luis Zuņiga, whom I used to work with in London and is from Cali, upon hearing that I was going to be in the city, kindly insisted that I stay with his family there. I met John, Jason, Belinda and Tati and straight away they ...
... a plate called Suizas, which is basically a big sausage with french fries on the side. The sausage was pretty bad, filled with big fatty bits, and the fries were undercooked, so it wasn’t really a great meal. I did get some great news during the meal though.
I got a call from Melissa and she told me she was able to get a few days off in October, so she’ll be able to join me on my tour of Machu Picchu! We had talked about her ...
... in South America as I witness a continent absolutely obsessed with football.The Colombians,men,women and children are all wearing the teams yellow tops and my arrival in Armenia was the day before their first match with Greece on the Saturday.The Government has moved the Presidential election voting day to the Sunday to ensure as many people come out to vote as possible!
The Hacienda is beautiful and the architecture is very different to the Spanish Colonial ...
... out she's a rugby player who's played in two world cups and was just selected for a third. You never would have guessed all of this because she's so modest and wouldn't talk herself up unless pressed. She'd been at the farm for ages (three months if I remember correctly?) and was Krishna's right hand woman. There was Miles, also American, who'd been travelling the world for years and had somehow landed himself in the farm and been stuck there ever since. During our week ...
... so put that on, and did some dancing in the rain to try and make it stop. My rain dance did seem to work in the end but there was a 15/20min delay where it continued to rain. Tina got pins and needles in her hands so tried walking along with her hands in air which looked quite funny. Quite a lot of debate about what was the right route back and if we were actually on it but eventually got back to start where there were a lot of people waiting for the 5pm jeep which ...
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Alcala, Vereda La Cana, Armenia | Hotelfrom $126
Km. 2 via Panaca, Armenia | Hotelfrom $50
Km. 5 via Armenia - Aeropuerto El Eden, Armenia | Hotelfrom $104
via Circacia - Montenegro Km. 9 or, Armenia | Hotelfrom $88
Corregimiento El Caimo, Armenia | Hotelfrom $78
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Avenida Bolivar 10Norte -84, Armenia | 3 star hotelfrom $66