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* Refajo : a mix of beer, apple soda and malt.
 
* Refajo : a mix of beer, apple soda and malt.
 
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Hostel Finca San Pedro
  
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This brand new, family run posada is located on a 2 hectare farm on the edge of Sogamoso. The beautiful historic house and farm has been in the family for over 80 years. Owned and run by Gilma together with her sons Felipe and Juan, they are fulfilling a lifelong dream of running a hostel and showcasing the spectacular surrounding region to people from overseas.
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Both Felipe and Juan have travelled extensively, which fueled their desire to welcome travellers to Colombia and their home, under the philosophy of 'mi casa es su casa' (my home is your home).
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Although still in the early stages, Felipe and Juan have many plans for further development of more rooms and common areas for guests. Their vision for the hostel is for it to be a place for relaxing and exploring and to this end, ask that you respect their no drugs and alcohol policy.
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Also located at the Finca is the Agama Yoga School, owned and operated by Juan. Refer to the Sogamoso page for more information.
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Facilities:
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The posada offers a range of accommodation options. The dormitory (single beds, 4 per room) cost $25,000. Private rooms with bathroom range in size and start from $50,000 for 2 people, with a third person being an additional $25,000. Camping on the finca grounds is welcome (although your friendly neighbors will be the families 6 dogs!) and costs $10,000 per person. There is also a fully self contained cottage, it's best to email the Finca for prices and availability. All of these prices include breakfast of coffee, aromatic tea, toast and fruit.
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Other facilities include free internet and WiFi, hot water, laundry service, a safe and a personal sauna. Services including massage, aromatherapy, music and fire therapy's are also available. Best to email prior to arrival to ensure availability.
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How to get there:
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Once in Sogamoso, a taxi from the bus terminal will cost around $3,500. Otherwise, the local bus heading to Aquitania runs straight past the finca, keep a look out for the finca´s yellow archway.
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Km. 2 via Aquitania
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Sogamoso
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www.hosteltrail.com/fincasanpedro
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www.fincasanpedro.galeon.com
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+57 8 770 4222
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+57 312 567 7102
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+57 310 772 6819
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+57 310 556 2207
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==

Revision as of 18:31, 6 August 2009

Sogamoso is a city in the department of Boyacá in Colombia. It s located at 2492 m above sea level and the population is around 130 000 inhabitants.

Contents

Get in

  • From Bogotá : catch a bus at the Portal Norte, 4h30 (22,000 COP)
  • From Tunja : frequent buses

Get around

See

  • San Martin Cathedral
  • Archaeological Park
  • El Templo del Sol (Sun Temple)
  • La Pilita de la Unión
  • La Casona de Pie de Cuesta (Big house)
  • Sacred Fountain of Conchuda
  • El Oratorio (Chapel)
  • El Arco De Monquirá (Arch)
  • Hill and Chapel of Santa Barbara

Do

  • Thermal Pools in Iza

Buy

Eat

Drink

  • Refajo : a mix of beer, apple soda and malt.

Sleep

Hostel Finca San Pedro

This brand new, family run posada is located on a 2 hectare farm on the edge of Sogamoso. The beautiful historic house and farm has been in the family for over 80 years. Owned and run by Gilma together with her sons Felipe and Juan, they are fulfilling a lifelong dream of running a hostel and showcasing the spectacular surrounding region to people from overseas.

Both Felipe and Juan have travelled extensively, which fueled their desire to welcome travellers to Colombia and their home, under the philosophy of 'mi casa es su casa' (my home is your home).

Although still in the early stages, Felipe and Juan have many plans for further development of more rooms and common areas for guests. Their vision for the hostel is for it to be a place for relaxing and exploring and to this end, ask that you respect their no drugs and alcohol policy.

Also located at the Finca is the Agama Yoga School, owned and operated by Juan. Refer to the Sogamoso page for more information.


Facilities:

The posada offers a range of accommodation options. The dormitory (single beds, 4 per room) cost $25,000. Private rooms with bathroom range in size and start from $50,000 for 2 people, with a third person being an additional $25,000. Camping on the finca grounds is welcome (although your friendly neighbors will be the families 6 dogs!) and costs $10,000 per person. There is also a fully self contained cottage, it's best to email the Finca for prices and availability. All of these prices include breakfast of coffee, aromatic tea, toast and fruit. Other facilities include free internet and WiFi, hot water, laundry service, a safe and a personal sauna. Services including massage, aromatherapy, music and fire therapy's are also available. Best to email prior to arrival to ensure availability.

How to get there:

Once in Sogamoso, a taxi from the bus terminal will cost around $3,500. Otherwise, the local bus heading to Aquitania runs straight past the finca, keep a look out for the finca´s yellow archway.

Km. 2 via Aquitania Sogamoso

www.hosteltrail.com/fincasanpedro www.fincasanpedro.galeon.com

+57 8 770 4222

+57 312 567 7102 +57 310 772 6819 +57 310 556 2207

Contact

Get out

  • Tibasosa : Famous as the world capital of the feijoa fruit. Well conserved main plaza surrounded by shops selling feijoa derived products : sweets, ice cream, liquor, arequipe... (Bus : 1,000 COP)
  • Monguí : Beautiful colonial village set in the hills that celebrated its 400 years in 2001. Access to the Páramo de Ocetá. (Bus : 3,000 COP)
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