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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... the festivities continued. For lunch we had soup and fish, another really cheap meal. Jo tried to get rid of a dodgy note but the girl stopped us in the street a few hours later, we tired to play dumb but ended up just giving her another one as we didn't want to deal with the bad karma just before we go sailing for 5 days. In the night time we had a boat meeting to meet the captain and the crew. Our group is around 12 or 13 with only 3 of us being girls, it ...
... you the usual *****. Sams working while travelling, he had heard of a small juice bar that is meant to have some of the fastest wifi in the city so we chilled there for a while whilst he sorted out emails. Me and Gus walked back to the hostel along the beach of boca grande while Sam went to the gym. We got swarmed by all the looky looky folk who all seem to speak better english than staff at restrauntes in the old city. One boy that was trying to sell me glasses thought ...
... stood there forever! There are cannons set up around the fort that point in the weirdest locations and made it look like the Spanish were going to destroy their own city. Mark wanted to take a picture on one but I think he made the right choice in not doing so; it would have been far too hot to sit on. There are these cool tunnels that you can still walk through where the Spanish soldiers used to hide out to surprise any enemy that may have made it into the fort. They are ...
... was packed with locals though and apparently it's one of the most popular dishes. We also had our first Colombian beer :) After our belly's were full we continued on our 'lazy' day to Museo Botero - an art museum celebrating the famous Colombian artist Fernando Botero. The museum contained a fairly wide variety of artists and styles from the last century or so and it was free to enter. All this walking had certainly taken it's toll on my energy level and after a quick siesta ...
... and for good reason. Although Cartagena is a city with 1 million citizens, the old town and Getsemani (sounds like Get-some-money) are both small, walkable enclaves' rich in architecture, history and charm. And taxis.
We stayed in Getsemani, the ancient home to the slaves that worked for the elite living in the old city (via a drawbridge over a moat!) and still is a workman’s neighborhood. Next door to our little hotel was a workshop of sorts ...