Hotel Estelar Altamira
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Estelar Altamira Ibague
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... home. I will be picked up from the hotel for what I think is a visit to an apartment in town, to the North and then to a restaurant or a club. This was never said, but I fill this in based on what I would do if I invited strangers to my house. The hotel is in one of the suburbs. On the inside it looks like a prison. A hall with cells. Two stories high. Steel doors and iron bars before the windows. If someone closes the door behind me there is no way of getting out. ...
... and again about taking care of our belongings, especially on buses, we again sat crammed into our seats with our smaller backpacks on our knees for the intended 7hr journey. We initially had to got to Armenia, then change buses to Salento, a further hour bus journey in an even smaller bus. And for the first time in South American history, we were an hour ahead of schedule, arriving at Salento by 1.30pm! The drive was at first really lovely, but then became less attractive ...
... dominoes and breaking into ragged harmony whenever an anthem of heartbreaking personal relevance is played. The town has plenty of character.
Our hostel, an old plantation house, offered us an excellent and highly informative tour with demonstration of the coffee-making process. We were able to pick our own cherry beans and see them through the process of de-shelling, drying, roasting ...
In my last post I let the pictures do the talking. They do say a lot (1000 × 10 = 10000), in fact almost as much as I write for a more normal post. But what they say is purely... descriptive. It's not the thought-inspiring, introspective type of thing I like to aim for when I can. Sure, pictures of impoverished children and stuff can make you question your own life, but I just shared a bunch of pictures of mountains. If that helped you realize some profound truth, ...
... touristy, but as soon as one separates themselves from the crowd, it's a much more tranquil walk. An amble through the cloud forest, passing waterfalls and you're rewarded with stunning views atop the valley. The alien palm trees decorate the hill like stilted circus freaks. They're so unusually tall, they must be edging outside of our atmosphere. Several coffee farms dot the surrounding area, providing Salento's coffee shops with their finest beans. Although spoken ...