Hotel Estelar La Fontana
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... actually as exciting as it sounds, as I was hoping for exquisite pieces of gold jewellery, but rather it contained traditional pieces, although the odd cool thing like nose rings and crowns. The Botero museum contained some smaller versions of the sculptures we had seen in Medellin, and many of his paintings which depict out of proportion fat people. That night we met up with an Australian ...
... they were both planning to join us the next day. Bummer for them, but I was still pretty pumped about not only doing Bogota, but being able to go with other people for the first time since I started working at AA. Our plane ended up taking off about 6:30pm and we were on our way to Colombia!
Since it was a relatively full flight, I ended up getting a middle seat on the Airbus 319. My tall self can normally adjust to economy seats, but these seats ...
... English subtitles so it was like watching half a film.
No food was supplied on the bus, but we did stop at a services type place. I of course had no Colombian Pesos so went without. Biscuits for me. By around 7 we got into what I assumed was Cali, but o no no, this was Ibague and my stop. I triple checked with the people off loading me but it seems the bus was running an incredible 11 hours ahead of schedule. Crazy. I've never heard of anything like it. In the bus depot ...
... views over beautiful surrounding area, designed in part by man-made dams. I went on a tour that happened to be just me with 7 guys (although luckily they were all very gentlemanly), which went to Santa Elena (a small town) for breakfast, a town with a submerged Church, La Piedra, followed by a delicious picnic lunch with a good view, Guatapé town, and finishing on the way back, at a mirador at sunset with a view over Medellin.