Hotel Cartagena Plaza
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... fried white fish), arroz (rice w/ coconut), fresh salad and more lulu Jugo (fresh squeezed lulu juice). What a wonderful home cooked feast. Becuz our friends Tony and Robin missed their connecting flight in Panama City, Jacquline, prepared enough for later. So a feast awaits them as well. Somehow we have to figure out how to stay awake til 11-12. Erin, tired and ever practical is out cold taking a nap. We'll see if she wakes up... more to follow ...
... A skinny legged girl in short skirt and hiking boots sells candy she and her friend have made from chocolate, oats, Arequipa (tropical fruit) and banana. There's a tottering old lady with a cane, a busty babe in 4" heels, kids on bicycles careening through everything, boys hunting girls and girls happy to be found. There's a little girl in a ruffly pink skirt riding a pink bicycle with pink tennies --some things never change.
There's a juggler, ...
... the festivities continued. For lunch we had soup and fish, another really cheap meal. Jo tried to get rid of a dodgy note but the girl stopped us in the street a few hours later, we tired to play dumb but ended up just giving her another one as we didn't want to deal with the bad karma just before we go sailing for 5 days. In the night time we had a boat meeting to meet the captain and the crew. Our group is around 12 or 13 with only 3 of us being girls, it ...
... It turned out to be harder than we thought as we couldn't see their destination signs until they were almost on us, so we missed a few. When finally we did get on a bus it was full so we had to stand for a while. As we drew near the terminal the locals all made sure we got off in the right place which was nice. With tickets booked and only 40 minutes until departure we brushed our teeth and had a baby wipe shower so we were ready for bed as soon as we ...
... architecture I have ever seen. The city was once a pirate city and is also a huge port city. The old part of the city is walled, there is a huge cathedral in the centre as we walked in mass was starting so we stayed for the whole thing - if you believe that!
That night we braved beginning hostel life and thought it was time to go make some friends! We headed to the bar in out hostel and within ...