Hotel Almar Capurgana
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The kids work quite hard there too! I watched young boys working at the port helping to carry produce from the boat which seemed to have delivered enough for the whole village. The kids had pretty impressive muscles on them and they seemed no older than about 12!
Ordering dinner in these towns is interesting. Food options don't really come in the form of a menu. You ask what is available as it depends ...
... from Hamburg and Karen and Jimmy from Melbourne. The boat edged out, the guy opened the throttle and Oh My God this thing was fast! The driver obviously felt he had something to prove, having his boat registered in 'Turbo’.
Anyway this was all great fun until we got out onto the open, 20ft rolling seas. Now we realised why all the Colombians had made damn sure they were sitting at the back of the boat. We stupid foreigners were all at the front- ...
... bed of a cart (pulled by a horse, of course).
Was a muddy, muddly, wet route after recent rains (walked back on the airstrip to escape a large muddy section) and, as ever, it seems, with Colombian paths, the path disappeared at the river to emerge 50 yards further on – don’t expect any signs & wear water sandals if you bother wasting an hour each way for underwhelming falls with artificially reinforced (with sandbags & ...
... a sack, I think a slab of concrete would be softer.
We got up at 6, went and got our tickets and went back to bed for an hour or so.
While eating breakfast at the port this local came over and asked for photos! He then asked Cathal to buy him a beer.....it was 8am! and he already had two on his table! Thankfully he wasn't too put out when we declined.
Our 830 boat left at about 915. We were packed in, 5 to a bench and we spent the next two hours ...
... the muddy hill/steps and Anaxi found a poison dart tree frog, how he saw it I have no idea! Then it was time to drag all of our stuff back to the dock at the other side. This time I did end up pushing the wheelbarrow. It wasn’t too bad for a while but there was a lot of stuff in it so my arms started to ache. Tara, bless her, decided to take over, despite none of her stuff being in there anyway and even pushed it over the sand aka the hard part. I’ve ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility