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It's never about space or weight with me. I always have enough room and my bag is never at its max. It's always about what.
And it doesn't help that you have folks like Rick Steves telling you to pack a suitcase and then remove half of it. He also suggests doubling a sports bra as a swim top, which is beyond laughable and unreasonable. His suggestions make me feel guilty for packing Q tips (which I will not leave ...
... a guide or do this via horseback, but it should take most of the day. Somewhere in here I will try to catch a coffee tour at a finca/farm and play "tejo" at the local watering hole. Salento is also known for trucha/trout.
Sunday, April 13:
Catch a bus to Pereira, and another short bus to the city of Manizales (mon-i-sal-es), pop 300K. Staying with a nice couple through airbnb. The dad speaks a little English, but the mom does ...
... t live there anymore!
I am looking forward to visiting my very favorite places (Drayton Hall and the Charleston Tea Plantation), seeing some new places (Boone Hall and some historic homes in the city), sitting on the beach, and enjoying the wonderful Southern hospitality and food! Who knows, I may just miss that flight back;)
... seem more reasonable on my pocket book. With the exception of Cartegena, I've been able to secure private rooms with a bathroom for $40 or less per night. Taxis are cheap and abundant in Panama City, and Colombia has an excellent and affordable busing system.
2) Both are up and coming. Colombia has a large police presence and has cleaned itself ...
... and about a new culture, and learned to appreciate the little things I take for granted back home! These include:
-Clean water I can drink from the tap
-Hot water for a shower
-Good water pressure and enough water to take a shower
-Toilet paper and toilet seats in every bathroom
-Not having to pay to use a public bathroom
-No speed bumps everywhere
-Strict driving ...