Casa Pestagua Hotel Boutique, Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... want to visit tomorrow. It seems very much like a Walmart, underwear prominently displayed, junk jewelry and all the normal groceries. We spend about an hour trying to buy as local as possible, I think we got everything we were looking for .. DayDay (my sister) even got Buffalo cheese and soy milk... Erin was ecstatic to find a Tres Leches cake. Good dessert for tonight. We return home to unpack and chill for a while and try to reconnect with world. ...
... a pancake or fat fried... Arepa is made from corn and is to them what tortillas are to a Mexican. Every meal includes arepa, fried plantains and rice.
After breakfast we generally saunter over to old walled town entering through one of the clock tower's three arches. There's always something going on there and sitting in Juan Valdez coffee shop is the only time we get to visit with anyone in English.
But it doesn't take long before ...
... shack on the beach with no toilets or running water. After the storm the city streets were flooded, making it difficult to navigate without getting wet. We headed to another mall so Vicki could get herself a Colombian soccer shirt and I wanted to have a look at the emeralds. So much more expensive here than Bogota, should have gotten more from there but I will test my bargaining skills. We met an English girl called Jo and we went to Plaza Trinidad for ...
... amazing to find out how many times the little town of Cartagena has been attacked by colonies and pirates and to see how the forts around the area grew over time. They had very good displays mimicking how the ships would have encircled the coast line to attack. There was still a lot of time before our bus so we went for a walk along the coast before an early dinner. At 6:30pm we decided to catch a bus to the terminal as they left from the end of ...
So we arrived to Cartagena on Sunday! ITS HOT here! Was 31-32 degrees! We arrived to Hostel Mamallena, we were brought up to our 10 bedded dorm, this initial shock was priceless, we looked at each both thinking 'what the **** are we doing'! Sharing a double bed on bottom bunk began!
We then decided to explore the city that was going to be home for the following few days - the city blew our minds. Some of the ...