Santa Rosa de Cabal: hot springs galore

Population: 60,018 inhabitants Altitude: 1,701 meters / 5,581 feet Temperature when I was there: in daytime about 20-25º Celsius 68-77º Fahrenheit / ; at night about 5-10ºC / 41-50ºF; next day about 15ºC / 59ºF and rainy. Friday 1st February 2013 Bus trip via Pereira and Santa Rosa Our hotel is alongside some road in …

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Villa de Leyva, postcard perfect colonial town

Population: 9,645 inhabitants Altitude: 2,140 meters / 7,021 feet Temperture when I was there: in daytime 25-30º Celsius / 77-86º Fahrenheit, at night 10-15ºC / 50-59ºF Monday 21st January 2013 Beautiful and quiet Wow, Villa de Leyva is even more beautiful than Barichara! And very laid-back. Quite touristy too, judging from the shops and restaurants, …

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