El Marques Hotel Boutique
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... gets garlic prawns. Both are quite nice and we cruise further up the beach to see if there's anything interesting going on up where the crowds of people who just come here for a day are. But it's just a standard area with a few jet skis and other water sports for rent and a few bars and places to eat. Nothing to interest us to head up later or tomorrow. We head back and retreat out of the sun and sit inside our little cabana and Leesh sets up with ...
... late, so to keep ourselves awake we headed to a bar next door which happened to belong to a friend of our guide´s. We had stopped there on our tour and the owner seemed friendly, although unfortunately not as into our guide as she was into him. We ordered some tasty mojitos and had a good time trying to get into the party mood. We headed next door around 11:00, an appropriate time for a salsa band to be getting ready to perform on a Friday night, ...
... for being an old cartel house in the suburbs. Our primary reason for entering was for the Colombian leg our South American table tennis competition. Although it provided a good workout, the less said about that from my part, the better.
Street performers are prevalent at traffic lights in Colombia and although most are relatively unimpressive, we witnessed a bloke juggling while standing on a tight rope with one leg and hoola-hooping ...
... want to know more they will ask. But most people from the US always tell you exactly what city they are from, not the country. It just gives me a good giggle. The tour itself was not fun. Which is probably my fault and not the guides. It's just so hot and muggy here (have I mentioned that yet!?) and he was very very slow in explaining things and went into excruciating details that were unnecessary for the enjoyment of learning about the fort. About a half hour or 45 minutes ...
... and all, but they don't show emotion or judgement or... thought. They're factual, not thoughtful. You don't get to know me better through a list of facts that I write. Maybe you can tell what interests me, but that's not all that interesting.
And so, for the next entries my plan was to aim for a better balance of facts and thoughts, namely far more thoughts than facts.
But, it was the part of the conversation that came next that had a bigger impact ...