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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Our group was made up of good folks from England, Australia, Colombia, Holland, France and Belgium ranging in age from 15 to 60. Everyone was allowed to go at their own pace but we often stayed together getting to know one another. Our plan is to have an easy day at Tayrona national park, which is a beautiful beach only accessible by walking 1.5 hours into. Should be a piece of cake compared to lost city.
We miss everyone and thanks to all who visit and ...
... and the development that is taking place to raise the standard of living. An overnight trip to Guatape was solely to visit the aguaventura park, a course of huge inflatables with ropes, slides, monkey bars and lots more floating on the lake. It is basically a big Total Wipeout type course, great fun for the kids and just as bit as much fun for us adults. A very worthwhile side trip. Off we flew to Cartagena, although a beautiful city, we all agreed in hindsight that the old ...
... path. The boa constrictor was the largest snake either of us had ever seen in the wild, spanning 1.5 meters (about 6 feet) across fallen palm fronds and coconut husks where earlier that morning we had been carrying our surfboards barefoot. We stood back in awe of its size and beauty and watched as it very slowly made its way across the footpath. We think he had recently eaten something because he was moving without a care in the world, ...
... so they turned them all into double rooms. With this we got downgraded to an 8 bed dorm. Originally feeling disgruntled we were pleasantly surprised by the large dorms which had 2 ensuite bathrooms inside them.
We reunited with a Swedish couple, Bjorn and Jessica, who we met in Salento and that night we all went out for dinner on the beach and consumed a beer or two.... Our hostel had a really nice pool and sunbathing area so we spent our time there as ...
... so we wanted to enjoy tonight as much as possible.
After dinner Melissa, Vanessa, Paola, Juan Carlos, and I went out to the dance club at the resort called The Caves. It was pretty dead when we got there, and not too much busier when we left at 2:30am, but Melissa got to go dancing, so she was happy. By 2:30am, we were ready to crash though, so we left the other three at the club and came back to the ...