Travel Blogs from Cartagena
Today was mostly about enjoying the sun and warmth around the pools here - and basking in the 60(!) degree difference in temperature between Cartagena and Toronto today.
Jo Ann and I walked the beach awhile - the kids turned back at the hotel property line. Too bad! Max missed his chance to drink from a coconut - something apparently on …
... try to engage my students. However, after the first day, my students were asking for material pertinent to their needs and I aimed to mold myself to be what they needed from me rather than forcing material on them.
For example, one young woman named Elizabeth had recently lost her mother and father and was the sole breadwinner for her grandparents. She worked at a tourist agency and needed basic tourism vocabulary to use in her workplace... So I gave that to her. ...
... water in between things. Nice.
Had dinner at a great restaurant - La Guacha - which was a tad on the expensive side - COP90000 for a parillada for 2 including a bottle of wine. Awesome Argentinian style place, with chorizo, morcilla, beef and pork fillets. Absolutely fantastic.
Here for a few days and then we'll be heading along the coast to Taganga for a spot of beach and diving ...
... as taxis are in the street and the numerous cranes and ongoing construction make me believe that the high-end housing market is still raging. Although Bocagrande is only about 10 minutes’ drive (with no traffic) from old town, it is light years away in culture and appearance.
Alan and I preferred Getsemani and as we became accustomed to the streets we found the action center – lovely Plaza de Trinidad. A typical square with a ...
... rich mud. No one was game enough to go first so Aaron decided to climb the ladder into the mud where there were guys there ready to help and to give you a massage. Once you reach the bottom step you have to just lie back and you instantly float. It was the weirdest sensations because no matter how hard you try you couldn't sink. It felt you were sitting on a pile of jelly. Everyone got a mud massage while just floating there and then we just hung out in the mud taking in ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHilton Cartagena
The service is excellent the hotel offers all comforts for you to enjoy your stay,a spectacular view of the sea or the old city. The hotel specializes in the tour of the historic sites of the city making your trip an adventure.
Meetings Conventions and Congresses
Water Sports: Aquatic Motorcycles, Skiing.
Laundry - Valet Service
Activities for children
There are international food, sea food and typical of Cartagena
All rooms has air conditioning, twin beds or one king bed, Hilton clock radio with MP3 connection, electronic safes, cabinets, drawers, coffee maker, minibar, refrigerator, iron, ironing board, double locking doors and key electronics. Comfortable mattresses, duvet covers, goose down pillows hypoallergenic, armchair and ottoman, two telephones, wake up call, and cameras in the corridors,cable TV with remote control, work area with desk and lamp, desk level outlets and desktop internet access high speed.
I recommend you the hilton hotel .
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.