Hotel Estelar La Fontana
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... the museum, which was the point you are supposed to go to, but we walked to calle 2- deep in the danger zone! I did notice a lot of armed police carrying guns that day, but just thought that was the norm around that area! After checking in and dropping our heavy packs off, we decided to go off and explore the local area. There were lots of plazas, old colonial buildings and churches and plenty of small little cafes, bars and restaurants around. We hadn't planned on going ...
... responded ´really you´re doing good, besides this is Vegas you gotta just keep going.´ this is when I should have known better, within 30 minutes they cleaned me out! I scolded myself, watch the game for another couple hands and thanked the players for at least giving me a chance. They all had a good laugh. Then, the chip leader at the table, he was sitting next to me the whole night and said, ´hey you did pretty good tonight, sorry for the turn at the end ...
... city and doesn't do much for the tourist. Fortunately we met up with Jim and Mandy to show us the ropes. They've been teaching here for last 4 years before they leave for Dubai in about 3 months. Couple of beers at Bogota Beer Club (BBC) before we have dinner. Bogota is cheaper than Rio, but promised to be the most expensive of the places we'll be visiting on our trip around Colombia. Jim ...
... to get the hang of Spanish again, people here talk quite clearly but very fast, and then when they use words I don't know and we're in a noisy taxi, it's still a bit of a stuggle, but I manage to get everything done that I want.
Roald Dahl in Spanish
It was still only about 3pm so I wandered around and stumbled upon a big book store where I bought a Spanish translation of a Roald Dahl classic: 'James y ...
... They were around 10 I would say, two sets of brothers. They did a rap for us about the violence on Colombia. They were gorgeous. One set of the brothers has there father in jail, mother was murdered and they live with their grandmother who was cleaning houses but hurt her knee so is no longer working. Rough lives these kids have, but they seem to be doing ok so far. Hopefully they continue the path and don't get waylaid into crime and drugs. We went down the street to a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service