Travel Blogs from Cartagena
... next morning we wandered around the old walled city, which is really all very picturesque, but, in my opinion, it doesn't have the heart and soul of Havana or Trinidad, or the scenery of Antigua, however, it does have the Caribbean and some nice beaches, and an hour drive away it has a naturally occurring mud volcano where you can pay 20,000 Colombian Pesos (about $10) to lay in the mud and get sexually assaulted by the local ...
... Bogota,I cant be too careful. With seven days of relaxation coming up on a beach in Taganga,Santa Marta,I am mentally preparing myself for one of the most violent countries in the world,Venezuela, which forms the last three weeks of the tour.
It was whilst I was in Brazil that armed,violent civil unrest exploded in the country as the new Government struggled to keep a grip on power and things have not improved,hyper inflation,tourist kidnaps and muggings by ...
... was vomit everywhere. And not just vomit. There was other ..... Bodily excretions..... All over the place." What the hell happened that night?! But with cocaine and prostitutes and cheap booze and late night clubs and greasy food waiting for your poor hungover self in the morning, that kind of night is totally available to you here. Not my cup of tea though. The most wild thing I did here was have two ice creams in a night, two nights in a row.
Cartagena is definitely ...
... said, "No man can step into the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." Believing this to make perfect sense, the previous - and often foolish - posts in this blog are all defunct, just like the person who recorded them, and I'll no doubt have a similar opinion of this post and its author sooner rather than later. (Keep in mind that the word "person" is derived from the Greek prosopon and the Latin persona, both ...
... for drinks and dinner. I was fairly surprised how little English is spoken here as it's somewhat of a tourist town, but thankfully Phil is acting as my guide and translator. I feel like I should be paying him. The architecture in old town is beautiful, so we walked around and admired some buildings before heading back home for some much needed rest. This morning we went for a walk, but ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet