Hotel Almar Capurgana
Travel Blogs from Capurgana
... di Uraba, un porto di mare sporco e non proprio attraente dove abbiamo dovuto passare la notte in attesa di continuare il nostro viaggio. La mattina seguente ci siamo alzati prima dell’alba per assicurarci un posto sull’unica barca che fa la spola tra Turbo e Capurgana: barca che era ovviamente stracolma di gente e che è ovviamente partita con un paio d’ore di ritardo. La traversata del golfo in mare aperto è stata interessante, per usare un eufemismo: ...
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 & ...
... washed in the gardens, Saturday must be bath day.
Another thing I love about rural Colombia is how peoples houses are in developed world ideals, shacks, but they all have big flat screen tvs! (South Americans LOVE tv!)
The bus dropped us outside our "hotel" Residential Florida....
Right next to the port, just aswell as we had to be there at 6am to buy our tickets.
We went over the road and had some grub before hitting the sack, and holy ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility