Villa de Leyva is a pretty colonial town from the 16th century, which has been preserved pretty much intact. I've been here two days already, after travelling from Salento all day on Sunday (bus-taxi-plane-taxi-bus-bus-taxi). It has several small museums and is packed with restaurants, cafes and handicraft shops. Of course one has to remember that pretty much everything shuts down between 12 and 2 (or even 3).
Despite the altitude (2100 metres), the sun is fierce and I think my brain would melt without my faithful Tilley hat to protect me. At night and in the early morning the air is cool. You sleep with blankets up here.
I have to walk 20 minutes to get to the centre of town which is the only disadvantage, as the hostel where I am staying now has by far the best rooms of all the places I've stayed so far. This presents a bit of a problem for getting dinner as it's pretty dark here after 6:30 and there are always stray dogs around, which I hate (and sometimes cows and horses too).
I think I'll relax in a hammock this morning and read a book. :)