Salento, Colombia, October 16, 2017

I had a better sleep with much less coughing.  None of my roommates heard me!  Unless they're lying to make me feel good??

This morning at 9, we took a 25 minute Jeep ride to the Valle Del Cocora-


to go for a hike-




We're not the only overland truck in South America.  Dragoman is also here.  We'll probably be shadowing numerous trucks along the way-


The road I walked on-


was rocky, muddy and shared by horses.  You can see the giant palms in the distance.

More giant palms-


I couldn't walk too far, just to the bridge-


Then after a couple hours, I went back to Salento where I had ceviche for lunch - only average.  There were lots of shrimp but they were really tough!  Dessert was a coconut ball.  The outside was great but the inside was dry.  It was cut in half and spread with jam, then rolled in coconut.  It was probably made yesterday.-


A very cool fruit stand-


Complete with Zapote-


Then I decided to sit along the busy street next to the square and take pictures of dogs-








I don't know all the breeds but they were all different!  I think I messed up and used a couple twice but I didn't know how to go back into the program and change it!  Technology!  I saw all of these dogs in 1h15 minutes!  
The crowds were starting to thin as people head home.  Tomorrow should be a nice quiet day!  The truck has arrived but for some reason we'll be staying another night and leaving Wednesday.  Looking forward to getting on the road!




Comments

  1. Lol all the dogs, in Japan the dogs get to ride in there own prams !
    Hope each day you feel better Alli.

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