Hotel Real Almirante Padilla

Centro, calle de la Moneda No. 7-134 , Cartagena, 5, Colombia | Hotel

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After Camp--Seeing Cartagena

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker


... was still a lot of celebrating and tooting of horns throughout the city.

In the evening, we looked for a nice restaurant for the Sabbath. We found one that was an Argentinean Steak House, and another restaurant inside the city which also looked nice for a back up. We asked the taxi driver to take us to Gaucha the Argentinean Restaurant, but when we got there, it was closed.

We then asked the taxi driver to take us to ...

The Gold Coast meets York

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke


... the old city and tried to remain cool by wandering into the tunnels under the fort. It was like the beginning of one of those dodgy horror movies with everyone screaming don’t go down there. The rest of the day was spent ambling the streets, trying the local beers & food and generally taking in Colombia. It’s a really nice country so far. Tomorrow we head up the coast to Santa Marta and Tayrona national ...

A "beading" cartel in Cartagena

A travel blog entry by dougo


... whichever one we like and if we want more, we pay a little extra for it. I didn’t make the pendant - my emerald was tiny. I concentrated on a pair of earrings which were OK and then half the group was taken into the workshops to show how silver is meltef and then re-formed. Various members of the class participated and got excited about that then we returned to the class to make a bracelet … mine wasn’t very nicely made. With minutes to spare, I wanted ...

To Live is to Die (ride the snake)

A travel blog entry by chimichenga


... condition of openness to all possibilities. Man clings to the known and fears to see what is unknown because then he will have "no place to lay his head". He prefers to build nests, Chinese boxes inside boxes, endlessly. Nests in which he can live in comparative safety, insulated from the hazards of reality. He does not wish to open his eyes and see things as they really are, infinite.

"Each one of us has a choice to make and may do so freely. ...

Cartagena, more visitors, New Year and dancing

A travel blog entry by salsta17


... was the only language we all had in common.

Monday got up early to do the walking tour, ended up just being me and Kristy the Australian guide. Waked around all city for an hour and finished with Lulo juice and Pan de Bono (cheesy bread roll). Finally got to hangout at Adam and Lucy's rooftop pool in the afternoon although Lucy sadly wasn't well so spent most of the day in bed. After very frustrating call to Three (don't take a Pay as You Go Three phone to South America ...


This hotel, located on Centro, calle de la Moneda No. 7-134 , Cartagena, is near Walled City, San Felipe de Barajas Castle, Islas del Rosario, and Palacio de la Inquisicion.
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