Hotel Bahia

Bocagrande Carrera 4 - Calle 4, Cartagena, Colombia | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $102.00

Travel Blogs from Cartagena

Giving back to some fabulous people

A travel blog entry by trumbo10


... boys. After my first day with them, I got the idea to buy water guns for them to play with because it was scorching hot and they were typical boys. Unfortunately, we couldn't find water guns in town so my roommate, Dan, helped me make some out of empty water bottles by drilling holes in the lids. They boys went crazy! While they got soaking wet, Leonardo and I worked on all kinds of basic English. He was a sponge! And so eager to learn.

The last project I worked with ...

One of the most beautiful cities in the world

A travel blog entry by ashhigh


We had spent weeks looking forward to Cartagena, one of the first Spanish cities on the northern coast, and arrived without a reservation and checked into the well recommended Media Luna Hostel. It is a huge colonial hostel with a bar and pool set in a beautiful courtyard with high ceiling rooms. With these great attributes it could be an incredible hostel but it actually ended up being a little disappointing for reason we will mention later. It is so damn hot in this town! ...

28/1-4/2. Santa marta y Cartegena

A travel blog entry by aaronandperi


... and next minute she took peri's swimmer top off and told Aaron to get naked and soon enough we were sitting in the lagoon naked getting washed down by local women. We of course were ******* ourselves laughing. What an experience. We then walked back to the car where of course we had to pay everyone for the massages and the washing and the camera taking, all part of the experience really! We had a great time but it's definitely something we would only do once....and we've done it ...

No Carfare in Cartagena

A travel blog entry by paulej4


... and Cuba were better suited to colonialist needs.

One reason the 1533 settlement thrived was because somebody found that the tombs of members of the Sinú culture (an Amerindian tribe which flourished from 200BC to 1600AD) were filled with gold. Plundering became the major Spanish industry here for a time. Sir Francis Drake and his fleet conquered the city in 1586, received 107,000 pieces of eight as ransom and then destroyed one quarter of ...

Chiva Bus Tour

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker


... in the United States provided the funds for the Colombians to have this activity. Having an activity with all the brethren attending the Feast together is very unifying. We had 100% participation on this tour.

We saw parts of Bocagrande which is where our hotel is located. It is a wealthy area of the city. Then we saw parts of the Old City within the city walls. We traveled past the Castille de San Felipe which is the biggest, and ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Bocagrande Carrera 4 - Calle 4, Cartagena, is near Walled City, San Felipe de Barajas Castle, Islas del Rosario, and Palacio de la Inquisicion.
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