Hotel Cartagena Plaza
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CARTAGENA: UNESCO World Heritage Site: (Cartagena de Indias: Spanish pronunciation: karta'xena oe indjas) This city is 3 1/2 hours by bus from Barranquilla which Tom and I traveled on Monday by a bus-transportation system called 'Marsol". There is so many great things to say about our travels here, I will give you a few that are important in the BIG scheme of things:
... On arriving at the lake a lady takes you to the water, tells you to sit down, and then proceeds to try and drowned you as she throws bowls of water of you, until she asked something else in Spanish. Now I thought I had translated it as, take your pants off, but I thought no, I must have translated that wrong, so I looked at her puzzled she said it again and motoined to take them off. Sat in the water, no one could see anything in the water, so I sheepishly hand her my boxes, she ...
... beautiful blue waters You can visit Pablo Escobar's old mansion on an island for bit of history You can also go on a horse and cart ride around the old city or simply stroll with a gelato in your hand soaking up be beautiful environment Last but not least, you can go out to Salsa everynight! We have spent Christmas here with our surrogate family (fellow travellers) and are just about to jump onto a boat which will put an ocean between our South American leg of the trip ...
... new and ordered wild boar which he said was pretty good, on the menu it warned you that it was a very strong flavor and he agreed. I ordered prawns which we really yummy, I was thankful for learning how to properly eat prawns while visiting Uncle and Annie in Thailand though because they came served whole, heads tails and all. One aspect of the restaurant that made it different from the rest was that about every half hour some of the service staff came ...
... rice, plantain/potato chips, olives, salad, and a piece of cake. It was very good. I really like the coconut rice. For the ladies activity we ironed on a pattern that we had to cut out earlier. It was ironed to a towel and then glittered and the final step was to outline it with puff paint. There was also another type of towel made. After they were all finished ...
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