Hotel Dorado Plaza

Av San Martin No 14 - 41, Cartagena, Colombia | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cartagena

Giving back to some fabulous people

A travel blog entry by trumbo10


... expand her projects.

I opted to teach English at a local community center three times a week, allowing me to develop a short-term relationship with a few students and work to build my basic Spanish skills. My students, the advanced group, were eager to learn and each for their own reasons. I realized very rapidly that learning English was a means towards upward career mobility and out of the rampent poverty in Cartagena. I initially brought in basic, fun learning ...


A travel blog entry by varney


... thing going on. Really nice to just wander around the streets, soaking in the ambiance. Not so nice that all the streets are packed with people trying to sell you something that you don't want. Sigh.

Still, aside from that it is a lovely old town. Outside the central area it really reminds me of Miami. There are a bunch of skyscrapers, but they aren't all tightly packed, and there is ...

Welcome to Cartagena, Colombia!

A travel blog entry by winegalcj


... control the city. Cartagena is the most important port town in Colombia, perhaps even in South America and continues to prosper due to its position as an import/export giant.

Bocagrande – a thin, wisp of a peninsula that juts out in the Caribbean Sea just north of old town– is a modern miracle of engineering. I’m not sure who lives here, but they have bucks. Thirty story luxury apartment buildings with blue glass balconies are as ...

To Live is to Die (ride the snake)

A travel blog entry by chimichenga


... result from a phenomenon Schopenhauer pointed out, namely, that we take the limits of our own field of vision for the limits of the world. Using the light spectrum as an example, there is far more than meets the eye - and other sense organs - which is why we see through a glass darkly. In fact, today scientists tell us that over 90% of the universe is invisible to our eyes but can be detected with equipment sensitive to radio waves, microwaves, X ...

28/1-4/2. Santa marta y Cartegena

A travel blog entry by aaronandperi


... to have low expectations and go check it out. We jumped on the bus and headed out there in ****** clothes and swimmers. After two hours on the bus picking up people we eventually got there. It was in the middle of nowhere and the strangest sight every. A big mud mountain protruded out of the ground with steps leading up to the opening at the top. We gave our cameras to the kid who takes photos of everyone for 3000 pesos and then we walked up and looked down to a whole ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Av San Martin No 14 - 41, Cartagena, is near Walled City, San Felipe de Barajas Castle, Islas del Rosario, and Palacio de la Inquisicion.
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