Hotel & Spa Getsemani
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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The village of El Fosil, is known as the home of the most complete specimen of a Kronosaurus, a 120 million year old fossil of the giant sea going creature. This one was found right where it is now. Once identified, the authorities built a building around it, so it now lies where it has for 120 million years. The specimen is 7 meters long. (It was actually much larger than that, as the tail is missing) It ...
... bought tickets, boarded the bus (even given a luggage tag to prove which bag was ours) and set off for Villa de Leyva. Our bus was a decent sized mini bus, as if read most journeys under 4 hours would be, where we met 2 Irish ladies travelling Colombia for a month who shared their Oreos with us. At the other end, dumped on a street rather than a bus station (we later found it it was in front of... But never mind!) we tried ...
... this for an hour or so a maid scuttles backwards and forwards from the kitchen refilling our cups with delicious Colombian roasted coffee. Henry is out and about taking photos and all together this is a magical scene that comes along every now and again when you travel.Sitting ,talking,sharing ideas and helping each other,a real treat.
The following day before we part from the village we go to the local market where all the locals from the valleys have ...
... 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 ...
... vinyard. To be honest its not that spectacular. Its interesting and a beautiful setting but not so great. We had to wait 10 minutes for the tour to commence, not relly sure why because no one was before us and no others joined us either. Basically we were the only guests there! after our wait we got to see how the grape grows, how many seasons there are and the fermentation process before taking some photos. After that it was back to Jonny's car, a winding journey back to ...