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... a little scary how happy we are to have Wi-Fi access .. I think it just allows us to stay in touch. Anyway we want to walk on the beach and catch a little snack before an early dinner. Five or ten minutes down the road we find a little seafood shack which leads out to beach. A little more Spanish practice for Erin nets us onion rings and deep fried calamari along with a couple of sodas and a local Cerveza. Really hit the spot! We Cruz up the beach ...
... too hot and we head back to our air conditioned room until around 4:00 when the sun begins to soften it's brutal grip.
Evenings are magical. Plazas and streets everywhere overfill with people. I wrote this of our first Friday in Cartagena:
We stepped outside our door tonight to find hundreds of people walking the streets, hanging out in the plaza, grabbing snacks from street vendors, visiting with friends... They're everywhere. ...
... was a great burger, should have taken a picture it was so big, for only $3. Such a good feed. Then Vicki and I walked up to the clock tower to see what was going on in town, there were a lot of festivities as the Miss Colombia pageant is on tomorrow and it's Colombian Independence Day, apparently there are parades and everything. It rained hard for much of the morning but we still managed to head out into the city to explore. Vicki, Jo (English girl) and ...
We went around once and then came back to see if Scott was up for lunch. He was feeling well enough to go down to the restaurant to eat, so we ate at the hotel. After lunch, the three of us got the tour bus again and rode it as far as the Clock Tower. We got off here so that we could investigate the city and do a little shopping.
There are so many pretty balconies with flowers of every type, and many old ...
Cartagena was one my favourite places that I've been to so far. It was such a great city and we had so many good times there. It's on the sea, which gives it a lovely relaxed vibe (and breeze!) and because it's so popular with tourists it is also full of police, making it a pretty safe place to be. The old, walled part of the city is pretty posh and tourist-filled but nonetheless absolutely beautiful full of character. Each street there is a picture (literally - as ...