Hotel Almirante Cartagena Colombia
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- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
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... We plan to visit the fortess while we are here. During our first day we visited a modern art museum and saw a sculptue by Enrique Graul of Franscian Father Pedro Claver, who minister to the slaves, Known as the Apostle of the Blacks, or "Slave of the Slaves" he minister to them.He was the first person to be cannonized in the new world in 1888. I hope you enjoy the photos of our walking tour within the old city. ...
... we decided to just relax and watch first. I looked for some shells like I usually do and my little girl played in the water. It was like something out of a dream. I am truly grateful to God for giving us that wonderful memory. We swam, walked the shore and Luisa chased tiny sand crabs the whole afternoon and before we knew it, the sun was setting. We decided to check out one of the bars at the edge of the island. This bar had to be one of the coolest bars either of us had been to. ...
There have been a lot of animal encounters so far, but the most surprising was discovering iguanas in the park. I was waiting for our second Spanish lesson when I saw a massive lizard-like creature munching on some vegetables that had been left on the grass (presumably for them to feed on). Then I saw another, and then another, and they were big! And comical as I watched one run off with a tomato. Then I counted at least 7, and discovered that iguanas can both climb trees and ...
... ring around with him, possibly because he couldn't swim. However, for all of the dead coral and gringo taxes the sea was a beautiful turquoise co lour filled with fish and the same temperature as a cooling bath tub, so we couldn't really complain. Back on the boat we got, turning back in the direction from where we just came qnd after 20 minutes finally found ourselves at the much talked about Playa Blanca. The sands were white and fine, the sea was turquoise and warm ...
... a pancake or fat fried... Arepa is made from corn and is to them what tortillas are to a Mexican. Every meal includes arepa, fried plantains and rice.
After breakfast we generally saunter over to old walled town entering through one of the clock tower's three arches. There's always something going on there and sitting in Juan Valdez coffee shop is the only time we get to visit with anyone in English.
But it doesn't take long before ...