Hotel & Spa Getsemani
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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Travel Blogs from Villa de Leyva
... and reading while the sun is out. The surrounding area does have some walking options but I didn't have enough time to explore that area really, or maybe I was just being lazy. The hostel was so sweet, a beautiful little courtyard with hammocks around the edge and a slightly bonkers owner. I bumped into a French guy I had met in Minca and along with an Italian guy we all went out in the evening to watch the Colombia ...
... of town, Villa de Leyva acted a stopover town as we headed north to the Caribbean Coast. The town isn't overwhelmed with activities, heading out to the Pozos Azules (blue pools) and walking up to a mirador were our sole excursions. A fond memory is sitting in Plaza Mayor, the largest in Colombia at 14,000m sq, licking on local ice-cream in the 30 degree heat (not quite as hot as the Almafra decking Caz), ...
... calculators that kept crashing. One day he gave it all up and went out fishing on a quiet lake to decide what he was going to do with his life.He had a PHD degree in engineering and could speak fluent English,so he decided that as he loved the history and culture of his country so much he would open up his own business as a guide to foreign tourists in small personalized groups.He began tentatively in the 80s and as he began to get on his feet and his business started ...
... to escape the noise, stress, pollution, colder temps and 10 million people in the capital. However, during Holy Week swarms of Bogotanos descend on the town and fill it to the gills. Thankfully I'm a good mile-hike above the town center so I don't have to deal with the scene once I return to the hostel.
Many of you have no doubt witnessed (or experienced) what happens when a bunch of wealthy city slickers come ...
... all stone and actually not easy to navigate on if you aren't wearing the right shoes. My Earth clogs didn't really cut it, so when I went back to the square at 6 am to attend mass, I wore my hiking tennies. The houses are mostly white with terracotta roofs. The mass was only 30 minutes, and then I went a newer place called "Barcelona Tapas," which reminded me of Barcelona. The owners, Nina and Nacho, were super cute and fun to converse with. I tried, at ...