Travel Blogs from San Andres Island
... crew to jump off...so it's called Morgans jump, no joke. We then did the long ride back around the palm tree covered coast to get ready for the hottest 100. We went to the shops to get some drank and came home with a 1L bottle of absolut vodka for only $16!!!! Mindblowingly cheap! We settled in to our room, streamed the hottest 100 and played cards and card games. As the night went on we invented our own game where we flicked a coin onto the ...
... take out and ordered a pizza. We got the pizza and then proceeded to drop it on the floor...so we ordered another pizza. Just our luck. We walked back to the hostel feeling sheepish and went to bed. 19th - we woke up and decided to explore the whole island, which is quite big, so we hired a golf buggy which appears to be the second biggest means of transport on the island, motorbikes being the first, so off we headed around the island. The island was incredible, ...
... become a part of Panama, a country whose economy was in large part controlled by and forced to contribute many of its earnings the US. They rejected the proposal once, and then again even after being visited by a US warship a year later. Along with Cartagena, San Andres used to be a center of pirate activity. Some believe that a lot of pirate bounty is still hidden in an underwater cave near the island.
Today, San Andres is greatly influenced by Afro-Caribbean culture, because ...
... to spy on tropical fish, visit to johnny cay island- a mini san andres- and on our final day a bicycle trip around the island. Its all flat and outside of san andres town there was almost no traffic so this was a very pleasant ride right along the coast. Stopped at road side shacks for beer, coconut, jumpoing into the sea, wading out to a shipwreck carrying our bags on our heads. all the usuals. The only improvement that might ...
... at least another 15-25% on top of whatever the on-line price is)
Cost: My return flights from Medellin cost 210,000 in total. To go there cost 106,000 (70,000 for the flight, 25,000 for check luggage and 13,000 for taxes) and the return cost 86,000 (48,000 for the flight, the rest was the same)
Tourist Card: finally to enter the island you need to buy a tourist card at the airport your departing at (in Medellin this was at gate 1a)
Cost: 47,000 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking