Estelar Santamar Hotel & Convention Center
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Took almost all day to reach Cartagena from Lima, but finally arrived to find our colonial style hotel located right within the old city walled historic area. We have a balcony that overlooks the street below, which is great for people watching. At night it was a bit noisy, as many outdoor restaurants and bars around, so everyone walks around here …
... What an experience though!
Lessons learned in the last couple of days;
- it takes twice as long to do anything in South America than you might expect
- always take a change of clothes unless you want to look and smell like you've taken a bath in sweat
- carry emergency money
- a 5-day hike through the jungle is not for me
Over and out from Colombia
... rst har vi bananerna som man antingen kan stjäla från köket eller knata ut i skogen(med machete) och finna. Sen har vi kokosnötter i enorma mängder, trillar väl ner ett 10-tal om dagen, vilket signaleras av en tydlig "Duns". Har därför utveklat en ny gångart, där man tittar uppåt istället för på vägen man går på. Enligt receptionisten så har ännu ingen dött kokosnötsdöden här på bygget.
Mötte även jesus häromdagen, tillsammans med sin lärjunge satt han på en ...
... that cheap either) in Riohacha and again tried
to find that much needed car wash. But no luck which was odd as Colombians
generally keep their vehicles very clean and car washes are normally easy to
Stopping briefly we checked in along the coast at
a few places on the way back to and past Casa Grande to find the other two but
no luck. We spent 2 nights at a lovely
peaceful beachside campsite at Playa Mareygua
10 kms east of Casa Grande (N 11 15.309 ...
... their visa. Foreigners must be making an income in order to live in Colombia. It’s a massive task setting up home in another country, let alone Colombia; and our unanswered questions to them left me wondering whether they’d thought long-term about the venture. Regardless we wished them both the best of luck and said goodbye. Fernando drove us back and gave us some last little facts to take home. Education, free. Healthcare, has 6 tiers, the first two are ...