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After a good weekend in taganga celebrating my birthday I caught a bus 4hrs along the Caribbean coast to Cartagena. The old city of Cartagena is really well preserved with lots of churches, beautiful old buildings and cobbled streets. I stayed in a cheaper area nearby called Getsanami which still has beautiful buildings although most of them are …
From Cartagena, we traveled to Santa Marta, which is also in the northern part of the country and is more towards the east (in other words, also hot). We found out that the bus station was like 45 mins outside of town and that there was a shuttle transport to Santa Marta for only like $5 more so we opted for that. It picked us up from a nearby hostel and was a bus with only 3 of us in it! I got to stretch out and sleep for most of the route, which was nice. We got ...
... making flat an up hill land. Itīs a very hard labour when it is 35 degrees.
We also take some time, on each trip, to clean the area by ordering the waste and using it differently. We include the kids in our work. I use rapidity games in order to involve them.
- We are talking about the compost, fertilizer, organic matiere, heat and humidity: The farmer explained that he knows already it all, he actually use a compost and ...
... there. We talked a lot about life, relationships and cultural difference between Colombians and French as she has been living in France for 4years ( Montpellier, Lyon et Grenoble, she studied tourism). We tried the "menu del dia " another time in a restaurant around the corner....verdict, excellent!!! Finally, the soup was tasty, coriander and lemon was in it. Meat was little chewy but edible. Total cost with drink include 9PES ...
... begin to fill some of their containers. A baby in her mothers' arms begins to cry.
As if by some sick reverse symbiotic urge, I reach for my liter of water and take a long cold drink.
At first I thought this process must be some sort of anomaly but it isn’t. It seems that the village here competes with the larger town nearby – Santa Marta – for water which is in short supply. Still, there is ...
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