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... Colombian game where you have two teams and explosives! You have to throw these puk/metal disc things into clay pit with aim of hitting the metal ring to trigger the dynamite to go off! Great fun! I couldn't get an explosion though. Two Dutch guys joined in too. Played two games then Elly and I went back to hostel and others went to square. Booked another night at hostel as la serrena still not ...
... for $1.
A very talkative but somewhat likeable lady sat down next to us, born in New Orleans but raised in Seattle, living here in Salento for the last year. She told us that she was a geologist for many years but had just started a hostel and foundation here, who know what kind of dreams or pain inspired her to come here, I often wonder that when I meet expats.
She told us about Mirador lookout toward the end of town, gave us some great ideas of coffee farms to walk to. ...
... as there was also a cinema room in the back with lots of films to choose from. Suitably stuffed we then set off up to and across the main square to climb up the 100s of stairs to a view point overlooking the town. It was alright but as the town is quite small there wasn't too much to see. I think the view from the hostel is better over the fantastic landscape. Back down in the town Fran and I decided to go and shoot a bit if pool in a local billiards hall. ...
... the coffee get peeled, roasted, grinded and we drank it. Amazing. That night we decided to stay on the coffee farm, in what they called 'the penthouse'. Which was in fact a room missing a wall shared with nature, but cheap, and the most amazing view. The name was deserved. We headed back up the ridiculously steep muddy slippy hill to get supplies and then headed back down again to relax. It was pouring it ...
... 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 ...
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Km. 2 via Panaca, Armenia | Hotelfrom $50
Km. 5 via Armenia - Aeropuerto El Eden, Armenia | Hotelfrom $104
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Avenida Bolivar 10Norte -84, Armenia | 3 star hotelfrom $66