Dorado Plaza

Av San Martin No 4-41 Bocagrande , Cartagena, Colombia | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Cartagena

Mototaxi and Mud

A travel blog entry by jmatczak


... 10 minutes to climb down, as only so many people can be in the pit at once. A guy held her camera and our bags (which of course, you pay for), and we climbed on down. The mud is warm and has a creamy texture, and you pretty much float in it like you're in space. The only problem is that sometimes you are elbowing people and sometimes people are elbowing you, but it's all good. I got talking to a woman from England and she was like, I can only imagine ...

To Live is to Die (ride the snake)

A travel blog entry by chimichenga


... asks us not to settle on mere faith but to pursue direct perception, which begins with self-knowledge since the mind is our instrument of perception and experience is non-transferable. "For those of the Qabala, for Abraham, Moses or Jesus, the unknowable is a presence. The knowing of that presence is the unknown. There is no other revelation. It is therefore and above all necessary to reject all interpretations, explanations, creeds and dogmas, all faiths ...

Love in the Time of Shakira

A travel blog entry by jackcox

... joined me in the TV room to watch it. They had a great debate as to what XLVIII meant on one of the shirts.

From Cartagena I went to Santa Marta 5 hours by private bus. It would have been 4.5 hours but we had to wait for Finnish Tony. He'd somehow managed to sit in the lobby of our Cartagena hostel and miss the fact that the bus had arrived so we had to wait for him so he could get a taxi to us 30 minutes outside the city. Once we arrived in Santa Marta, I was forced into talking ...

The Dungeons of Cartagena's Old City!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime


... in colorful handmade costumes with fruit baskets over their heads. For a small fee, you could have your picture taken standing next to them.

The hour went by fast and you’ll be happy to know that nothing was purchased. It was 12:00pm when we left the premises and started heading down the streets towards our next destination, a mystery one!

Monique :-) ...

Arriving in Cartagena, Colombia!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime


... I think I’m repeating myself here! Hehehe!

A concrete lighthouse could be seen at the port’s entrance. I later learned that it was called the "Castillo Grande Lighthouse" and built in 1973. Therefore, it wasn’t as old as I thought it was! Apparently the light is active and flashes every seven seconds! Due to the ...


This hotel, located on Av San Martin No 4-41 Bocagrande , Cartagena, is near Walled City, San Felipe de Barajas Castle, Islas del Rosario, and Palacio de la Inquisicion.
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