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Travel Blogs from Armenia
... not sure why, they went home to bed. I walked the square in the cool air, the Colombian men very much wearing cowboy clothes here. I don't mean because they wanted to look like cowboys, these guys were the real deal.
It was the weekend, I meet a cool guy named Aaron from the UK, another American guy named Ryan who had been living in Thailand and was searching for a new home. Ryan was with a guy named Sagi, a chilled out Israeli guy living in Medellin. We had a couple drinks, ...
... USA so had good English to translate/ ask questions and Ceiran, Vic and Gemma used their Spanish to chat a bit too. We ended up having a group picture with them for their teacher, and I had to turn one girl down (she was only 13 after all!!!) after they'd been telling me i had nice eyes. Apparently you don't get blue eyed people much in South America so it gets a bit of "pretty eyes" attention. They were finally taken away by their teacher to go and do ...
... years ago across a ravine. It is centred around an image of the Virgin Mary which miraculously appeared (was painted) on the cliff face. It's location and architecture make it a pretty impressive site. They say this route shouldn't be travelled at night because of the risk of hijackings, but it's definitely worth doing in the day because the road winds along the side of a deep valley maybe 1km deep, with regular waterfalls. After a few hours I reached the Ecuador border and continued on to ...
... 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 ...
... was freezing and a little short tempered because this was the last thing i wanted to feel right now. We put 2 more blankets over the bed and took an early(ish) night, knowing that we had to be up around 6.20 tomorrow for our journey to Valle de Cocura, one on the centerpieces of our journey.
Valle de Cocura
Several jeeps were parked in the town square. As luck would have it we had the front 2 seats next to the driver. A convoy of three, we set off at ...
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