Ocean Reef Guesthouse
Travel Blogs from Taganga
... anything. Even on Monday, it's difficult. You might have to try different banks or withdraw a really smaller amount. It happened first for David who panic first between banks. He checked his account and everything was fine. Then, we remember what once we rode on our travel guide. Here, you actually see money as physically existing, not like at home with liquidity always available in any ATM. We then took a taxi straight to ...
... end to another hot and hungover day. Early Monday, as Bushy, Aaron and Bill embarked on their dive course, Jake and I and newfound friend Rosie, said a sad goodbye to Agua Man who we wouldn't see again now until London and headed up to Palomino which is about a 2 hour bus ride from Santa Marta. This is hardly even what you would call a town - really just a beach with a row of hostels & camp-sites - and the only way to get there from the main road is either to walk about ...
... exhausted. There's nothing like being lost and having your fate in the hands of a man yielding a machete who you can't communicate with to get your adrenalin pumping. Thankfully we were only a kilometre from the archeological site we planned to eat lunch at - although with our "short cut" it was now a little late for lunch.
500 years ago, nestled high in the Tayrona jungle, there lived a pre-Hispanic society. They thrived in this beautiful environment until ...
... Americans through the society in the wake of the Civil War.
Look again at the seven lessons of schoolteaching: confusion, class position, indifference, emotional and intellectual dependency, conditional self-esteem, surveillance -- all of these things are prime training for permanent underclasses, people deprived forever ...
... bus arrived loaded our bags onto the roof and squeezed onto the benches, I got the short straw wedged between two seats. Two more Dutch guys, Ronnie and Remco and another English guy Marc on the bus. Two hour drive, one hour on the road and one hour bumping along a dirt track. Had to stop a couple of times as bags started falling off roof, so needed to put them back up and tie them on more securely. Before we began walking had sandwich lunch and met rest of the people on our trek, ...
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