Sunday, October 25, 2009

3 Posadas and a Finca

Courtyard, Casona de Salitre, Paipa

Thermal Pool, Casona de Salitre, Paipa

Bedroom, Posada San Antonio, Villa de Leyva

Lounge, Posada de San Antonio, Villa de Leyva

Bedroom, Spa Hotel Getsemane, Villa de Leyva

Lobby, Spa Hotel Getsemane, Villa de Leyva

Hallway, San Luis de Acuenga, Punta Larga

Suite, San Luis de Acuenga, Punta Larga

Traveling on business has its hazards.

For me, traveling within Boyaca (Colombia) this summer 2009, meant sleeping in a different hotel room and bed every other day, almost. However, visiting 15 hotels, checking in and out of 12 of them was the job. There were times of dislocation, not knowing whether I was supposed to pack or unpack, and confusion as to which day or town it was.

In Colombia, hotels came under a variety of names: hosteria, hospederia basically mean the same, hotel; posada, meson and casona could be inn, villa or guesthouse; and finca is a farm (with a large house.) The pleasure of doing the work I do is finding out some neat and interesting places to stay.

As for what to do or see in Boyaca, please check Trip Advisor, A Privileged Place in Colombia.