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Travel Blogs from Barranquilla
... that I've been in Barranquilla, Colombia. Tom will be arriving next weekend and we will be traveling to Cartegena, Santa Marta and Taganga, and to La Guijira. I'll write about those travels in the days to come. But even those travels are part of the fact that "perks" are more affordable here......
Having a pedi and mani happens right in your house. You set the time, and the manicurist ...
... of a 22 storied building. It's in a good section of town and has one of the larger, newer shopping malls a block away YAHOO! Not that shop a lot, but it is cool, safe and a great place to listen to people.
Barranquilla is at the mouth of the Magdalena River on the Caribbean Sea side of Columbia (northcentral). It's the 4th largest city with a population is 1.2 million; 77% of the country's people live in 4 cities. The ...
... it was sad to say goodbye to our friends because we had so much fun with them. After they left and somewhere between that buffet lunch and the night before, Joe got a stomach bug from some weird meat, so we laid low the rest of the afternoon. That night we headed to a nice neighborhood of Barranquilla and had an Italian dinner. There was no way Joe was about to put "comida tipico" back into his body. We watched the Festival of Orchestra's on TV, a concert that ...
... at the front, to pay the man next to the driver. (This brings me back to my dolmus days in Istanbul where you have similar private transport to get around). My fare is CUP 1500 (50 pence). The bus is so full I am left standing and I'm shaken, wobbled, jiggled and generally starting to feel nauseaus by the time the driver stops to let everyone off, one man in fact does throw up just after getting off the same bus and I'm glad that's not me!
I next use one of ...
... entering, instead dancing and squirting rivers of foam over everyone. Street food vendors and beer sellers had set up shop, and we stayed there the rest of the night, dancing in circles (again, odd?) with local teenagers to reggaeton and salsa, whilst getting even more coated in foam and water.
The next day the hangover was even greater, but we headed out once more, albeit it a bit more reluctantly, to another parade. We were all keen on avoiding ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service