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Our trip to Guaduas's Hotel San Cristobal was somewhat exciting with the traffic on the road at night, but our arrival was calming and left us with a desire to view the surroundings more closely after getting up in the morning.
The link https://youtu.be/B5_zPeGpbf0 provides the scene that met us in the light of day. The hotel has individual habitations for couples and groups of people from families to slightly larger ones. The link is a montage of guest rooms, a bath, office space and the central patio of the hotel.
Hotel San Cristobal is in a more than 200 year old colonial house and is a very quaint location with some modern conveniences, no air conditioning because it is not needed. The weather is somewhat springlike most of the time and is not hot even in the sun most afternoons. Mornings are cool, but not cold by North American weather standards.
The link provides a context for our immediate surroundings which will be expanded over the next few blogs and provide more about the town of Guaduas, including a brief look at the history from the War for Independence from Spain in the early 1800's.


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