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Travel Blogs from Cartagena
... as it was, the fort even had a leprosy ward to "store" the lepers all the way from Panama to Peru. Few attempted to conquer this fort, and the ones that did suffered yellow fever and died trying. Amazing history!
We also took a few days out to visit a nearby beach and found a great little cabana just feet away from the ocean. You couldn't get anymore oceanfront than this! Playa Blanca ...
... Looking across the water, the San Felipe Fort looked a bit sorry for itself, it was as if it was sitting on top of a rubbish tip. We headed back into the the old town's narrow streets to explore the Getsemani area. It was definitely a bit rougher round the edges than the other areas. It didn't feel unsafe, just not as clean and brightly painted although there was some nice, colourful graffiti on a few walls.
We ended up back in the Puerta del Reloj and as ...
... were Kiwis! Cartagena had a great feel about it- even the edginess of staying in the red light district added to the experience. And there is no shortage of stunning girls in Colombia, I wish I could say the same for the male department. All tallies unchanged- remarkable considering I am 7 weeks into my trip already! Although I am missing friends and family I know I won't be ready to come home at the end of my trip; I've already changed my flight to come home later than originally ...
... o in una gelateria e abbassare la temperatura corporea a livelli umani davanti a un condizionatore.
La cittā vecchia č circondata dalle mura che facevano di questa cittā una specie di roccaforte del Nuovo Mondo, ma alcune parti fuori dalle mura sono altrettanto pittoresche; anche il quartiere di Getsemanė, dove si trova il posto in cui stiamo metā ostello metā albergo, ha il suo fascino. Mentre il centro storico č talmente ben preservato da sembrare nuovo di zecca, ...
... woke up as we were slowing down and went up to the deck to watch as we come coasting in to the harbour at Cartagena with the lights from the port and the city dancing on the black water. We slept the rest of the night on the boat and in the morning we headed to land with shaky legs. We were all sticky with 5 days of salt water and the shower i had once we got to our hostel was one of the best I've ever had! The boat trip was amazing, we ...
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