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... our cloths... :( We therefore decided to simply use regular body soap bricks to do our laundry.
The next morning with our breakfast we had a fruit called Lulo, this fruit is only found in Colombia and the northern part of Ecuador. The inside of this fruit resembles a tomato but its skin is hard. It tastes like a mix of rhubarb and lemon, it was delicious! The locals don’t normally eat it directly, they use it in juices as it is really ...
... scheduled for the day before. Was I scared? absolutely not, our risk is always car and trucks, not some political skirmish. It was cool though seeing military at many places along the route. We took it easy for the first 100K, and arrived at the climb fairly fresh, but 60 miles is still 60 miles. Now we had to climb 38K straight up, about 6,200 ft. The average grade was just over 5%, but some gamins had parts as high as 21% and I can tell you it was much mud steeper ...
... that everything seemed to be so difficult today!! After a great struggle we managed to put on our bikinis and went up to the pool on the rooftop to lounge around in the sun for a few hours in the hopes of sweating our hangovers away. The shallow pool was pretty cold so we just sat down and laughed about what messes we were and how awkward it would be for me if i saw the hot German around the hostel. Around 4 we decided to try and do something productive so we took the metro ...
We arrived late night on the 22nd after a delayed flight from San Andres. On thursday we had a leisurely breakfast and then caught the Metro to Museo de Antioquia on Plaza de Botero. I'm a fan of Botero's artwork so it was very cool to see 27 huge Bronze statues of his around the plaza and then the museum which held hundreds more of his pieces. Medellin is a very modern city and seems to have plenty of investment (not sure if anyone is questioning the sources of ...
... in the city which goes along side a number of places like the financial district, the universities (saw both the major ones in bogota from the outside – Los Andes and Javeriana), posh residential areas, etc.
Our next stop was this small little town called Usaquen, this place was just wow. Apparently this little town was lost with all the advancements made in the city and in rememberance they kept a little plaza still alive. There were all sorts of shows going ...