Hotel Hacienda El Roble
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Next stop La Mojarra, a rock escarpment with a hostel withi walking distance, on the outskirts of Chicamocha National Park. I first saw the climbing area on a you tube video back in cartagena when I was researching where the climbing areas are in Colombia, and the location was stunning, a huge canyon in the backdrop one of the most impressive settings Ive seen for single pitch cragging. To watch the video follow this link, with other climbing areas, including a ...
... then there I was, taking a step off the rocks and into the pummeling water of the falls, searching for new footholds on slippery walls of rock I could barely see.
It was so much fun!!! I loved the challenge of repeling down a wall while a huge waterfall poured itself over me. The rigging felt very safe and a few times I did some playful things, such as jump from one area to another and a few dance-move-like searches for footholds that involved one leg being higher than ...
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So back to Bucaramanga, a city I knew little about. Years previous in Bogota I'd given classes to a Shell executive who came from Bucaramanga and who sang its praises, which included the edible, roasted ants. He gave me a packet which I brought back to Australia and I gave them to Richard, my brother, where ...
... rates are also well overpriced at 35,000 and 40,000 pesos for 1 or 2 persons.
Hotel Las Nieves, Calle 30 No. 25-71, Parque Principal, Tel: (57-7) 646-8968, Web: www.hotellasnievesgiron.com . Overlooking the main plaza, this offers the nicest accommodation in Girón. Set in a typical white-washed colonial building, the simply furnished en-suite rooms with cable TV and Wi-Fi are set over two ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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