Travel Blogs from Barranquilla
... surfing, and Chase and I went kayaking. It cost us 20,023.40 COP for 2 hours to rent the equipment. Later for lunch we went to one of the markets and bought sandwiches for 9,010.53 COP. After the long day on the hot beach, we went back to out hotel and carried out from "La Terraza De La Casa." We all got pork sandwiches for 48,056.16 COP and about $24 in USD.
Starting amount: 2,823,830.17
Daliy spending: 117,136.89
Total amount of money: ...
OK: that's not hard - I can do that! The market was probably 6 blocks square and some parts were inside buildings, some in the open air, some in small stands like you see with the meat and some vendors were just sitting on the ground and selling from bags or ...
... stand so we were in one of the best places to watch everything come past, while seated comfortably under a shade cloth roof to protect us all from the hot sun.
We felt like celebrities as the locals wanted their photo taken with 3 foreign chicas but unfortunately some of them wanted to stick around so we moved around a bit to start with. Can you imagine our delight ...
... beds, cable TV and Wi-Fi were spotless. There is a lounging area with sofas and chairs as well as free purified water. Their rates were 15,000 pesos per person, or a little extra for air-con. Good Value!
Hotel Los Propios Paisas, Tel: 8782179. This is located a few doors down from Hotel Miraflores and is excellent value if you’re ...
... practice that seems to be a mix between car jacking and trick or treating. All along the road, people dress up in costumes ranging from traditional colourful dresses to African tribal clothing to car accident victims. They then engage in a game of chicken with oncoming drivers by standing in the middle of the road and refusing to move until the driver gives them money. Having seen Colombians drive, there's no way I would want to ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed