Hotel Cartagena Plaza
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... call BS on the first reason (if you wanna put a road down you can put a road down), and the second reason only seems to be a result of the first. I've also heard a theory I quite like, that they (i.e. the good ol' U S of A) wanted a physical divide between the North and South continents to restrict the spread of diseases/drug running whatever.
Anyway, because of this the only way to get into Panama is to fly or by boat. The former is not cheap, around US$300 ...
... of the journey. Unluckily, something happened to Melissa’s car where she lost the turbo in it, so it made it really difficult for her to gain speed quickly and pass people. At the same time, her car starting spewing black smoke, so we got a little worried about how serious the problem was.
We stopped at a mechanic in a small town on the way and had a guy work on it for about an hour while we got breakfast. There was a tube that was ...
... from the beach front out to the airport to fly South to Medellin.
Flying in Colombia is probably the most economical (in comparison with getting the bus) that it has been in any country I've been to. The only snag is that you have to book ahead which many backpackers (myself included) hate as it ties you down to a plan, leaving no room to stay on an extra day or two in a town you hadn't even heard of two days earlier. However, I got this flight (one hour) for the ...
... still had no clue why he mentioned the hospital. But I wasn't about to ask for clarification. I laughed nervously and said "gracias."
Lukas and I wandered some more, and found a wooden building labeled "hospital" where it turns out they show movies. It all made sense now.
Inside was a weirdly animated movie showing the glorious defense of Cartagena against the English in 1741. Cartagena was hopelessly outnumbered, but held until the English were ...
... involved in the conversation with his friends but his eyes are glued my way. I then I say "Can I help you?" He immediately leaves his table and comes over to mines and guess what....... The man didn't speak English!!! He began to speak and I just smiled and nodded. His friend translated for me. He was really cute but we don't speak the same language... That's it, I am going to get serious about learning spanish. It would be nice to know another language. ...