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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... and who our Spanish teacher flirts outrageously with, itīs all really funny to watch.
So school finishes and after walking the route home with the parents from my apartment and Jolanda 4 or 5 times, you would think I would have nailed it, after all Iīve always had a pretty good sense of direction right? So wrong! After walking up and down the same roads in 30C heat for half an hour, asking everyone person ...
... in the morning. Cartagena was everything we expected and more; hot 32deg, humid 65%, possibly the only city in South America where cars stop at zebra crossings for you, possibly the only place in the world were cars stop to allow you to take a photo, the only city I've ever been to where we are constantly short changed if only by a matter of cents, possibly the only place in the world where a half eaten doughnut is placed in the 'to go back out' box at a ...
... said they did. Because we had to wait around for about an hour as someone went to and from the store a half dozen times buying the wrong things. And then only buying one net. The Mosquitos are a bit of an issue. I have a dozen bites on my legs and feet and I don't remember getting them. They are sneaky little buggers and they don't seem to care if you have repellent with deet on or not. And man are they itchy!! Today also marked the day I had start taking my ...
... and other sights, truth be told, I wasn't blown away. Walking on the old walled perimeters of the city was kinda cool, but the temperature of the place wasn't. It seemed that every block we walked, some bloke was trying to coax us into his shop. "Coffee? Diamonds?...Charlie?" All this before 11am! "We aren't Pete Doherty and Kate Moss pal, I don't care how pure it is, I can still taste my morning's porridge!" Thanks for the good times South ...
... months abroad we flew home on August 1st to lovely, grey, drizzly UK and had our first cup of proper tea, accompanied by beans on toast. Bloody lovely. Colin and I will certainly look back on our time away as one of the best years of our lives. We have been to some of the world's most beautiful places, met some wonderful people and even learned a new language. Thank you for reading about our adventures - it has been lots of fun to write about them. Hasta la vista, ...