La Tortuga Hostel

Calle 9 # 3 - 116, Taganga, 470007, Colombia | Hostel
Prices starting from $15.00

Travel Blogs from Taganga

Tooting around Taganga & a pop up to Palomino

A travel blog entry by jadeclark on May 23, 2014

4 comments, 7 photos

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 …

Playa Grande

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria


... and it turns out we should have asked for 'koo-ray' and not 'ku-ray' (pronounce in English, not Latin to make sense of that) which was interpreted as 'garlic'.

We changed out of our beach clothes at hotel and took a taxi to Santa Marta bus station. The driver was crazy, although one of the very few who knew how to get to our requested destination, and took us through the city at breakneck speed. He perhaps thought we were trying to make the earlier ...

Cabo de San Juan del Guía, Colombia

A travel blog entry by kaurandmargit


We went to Tayrona National Park, Cabo de San Juan del Guia! It is an absolutely amazing place! Essentially it is a national park on the Carribean coast of Colombia. On our first day we took a hike to el Poblito, an ancient (2400 years old) sacred village ...

Roaming Tayrona

A travel blog entry by lisasadventures


It's funny how you cross paths with the same people time and time again while travelling. For a while there it was Frederick, and for the last few weeks it's been our shipmates: Christoph and Stephi from Austria, Sean and Alex from Australia, and Jonathan and Aileen from Switzerland. After another eventful bus ride (does our mere presence cause busses to break down?) we arrived early Friday afternoon in Santa Marta - a town nestled in the breathtaking Sierra Nevada that ...

What Did You Learn in School?

A travel blog entry by chimichenga

... and intellectual paralysis, and no curriculum of content will be sufficient to reverse its hideous effects. What is currently under discussion in our national school hysteria about failing academic performance misses the point. Schools teach exactly what they are intended to teach and they do it well: how to be a good Egyptian and remain in your place in the pyramid.

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