La Tortuga Hostel
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Arrived in Taganga as a crew of 7 on Saturday after 2 days of sweating in the national park and basically gagging for a shower. Once we were freshened up though, the second wind kicked in and it was decided we were in for a big night at our new destination - Taganga. Taganga is a small fishing village only about 10 mins over the hill from Santa …
... went out for a meal as it was my actual birthday and celebrated back at the hostel.
Next day better prepared but tired we set off for Tayrona National Park. After getting off the bus we had a two hour hot hot hot walk to the beach we wanted to stay on but it was so worth it. It also happens to be the beach on the front cover of the Lonely Planet guide. Clear water and white sand and so peaceful, perfect. It was also my first night sleeping in a ...
... chicken and prawns in marinera sauce wrapped in a crepe while Maria had a basic tomato and cheese crepe. The food was good but the football was interupted a couple of times by power outages. We did manage to see the end of the game though.
Most bizarrely in Taganga, there are drug dealers on the street that are openly looking to trade despite police officers being in close proximity.
... plantation called Victoria plantation. It is owned by Germans, they are trying to make it more commercial. They are building and furnishing show room about their coffee, a cafeteria. I went there and talk a little bit with "Jadys", the guide of there, dAughter of one of the workers I met first when I came in. I did not visit the place as I already have seen some coffee plantation, specially when it's not the right time for the beans. I did thought ...
... the tourists and hotels, like it or not.
That’s part of the challenge of travelling. “We”, the tourists, come and enjoy the area, bringing employment and wealth to some while at the same time we are taking more we should.
Tomorrow we are going into the Parque Tayrona – one of the most visited National Parks in Colombia, home to wild beaches and during the high season, wild tourists. Since it ...