Hotel & Spa Getsemani
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... 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), ...
... huge market square and so establish a European style market trading place for the Indians and at the same time assimilate them into the Spanish way of doing business.The Muisca did not put up much resistance.
The village is extremely quiet and you are awakened by the sound of the church bells which strike the morning call.People come here for the climate and to relax.The square is surrounded by beautifully arched stone terraces painted in whitewash and ...
... the countryside to celebrate and enjoy a long weekend, as they have here. First, streams of fancy foreign cars flowing down the cobblestone choke the causeways, which requires a legion of policemen armed with whistles to direct traffic in a place that doesn't even have a traffic light. Not surprisingly, many of these revelers are busy playing with cellphones while driving through the village, which was founded in 1572 and makes ...
... furthest away. Candelaria Monastery A winding journey through the hills and along dusty tracks until finally arriving at the monastery 45 minutes later. Surrounded by mountains the buildings are beautiful and the feeling very very peacefull. People are dotted around the various buildings, sat peacfully reading books or just relaxing. in between the various buildings is lush greenery. Jonny advised us to ring the doorbell, so we do.. and eventually we are tld the next tour is in ...
... We also made our own little pizzas. They were so delicious because we had parmesan and cheddar cheese. The tomato sauce was sweet and I did not like it that way. When we ate, it was very buggy outside. I saw bugs in the sink! We spent three days here and we mostly chilled. It's been nice because we needed a break.
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