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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... had my diagnosis. It was EL GRIPE! The Grip. AKA The flu. We had taken our shots last fall for the winter flu season, but I did not think to renew them before this trip. Quess what, since we are on the equator, flu season is not only in the winter. Here its flu season all the time.
So while Barb descended into the flu, I was coming out of it. We were fortunate to have selected Casa de Leda as ...
... else in the vicinity seemed to share my concerns, as there was a group of around two hundred other held up passengers crowding closer and closer to it, including Ross who mocked me for my panicked hysteria. Before long the trees on the roadside caught fire too and this started to spread pretty rapidly uphill to add a bush fire element to the situation. At home I'd imagine an inferno of this size on a road would cause major traffic upset, hundreds ...
... Africa myself, but it always make you feel rough about it and it's not nice to see as they probably have nowhere else to go. With the heat of the day in, there was a large mix of locals and tourists at the marina splashing around in what looked to be pretty average looking brown, dirty water. But we made our way past all the statues and monuments of Simon Bolivar and take off on our run back. I had mapped another monument in a little area a few streets down so we head there. ...
... 8217;s Park (sounds better than Boyfriend’s Park).
We then hopped a cab out to La Quinta, a 20 minute ride that cost us $3. The entry fee was $20 for the two of us, and we spent another $10 for a guide. Our guide was Christian, a college student, who volunteered at La Quinta, partly as a community service and partly to improve his English. He was nice young man who provided an interesting tour. You could tell he ...
... The sweaty hike back to the entrance at 3.30 left us just enough time to catch the last bus back to Santa Marta at 5.30 where we avoided many mules along the route as they carried goods to the campsites. Back inn Santa Marta we checked into the Emerald hostel beside la brisa loca as it was at full occupancy. It was here that I realised that I was completely burned on my chest and face as I had been lying exposed in the 'shade'. Lesson learned. ...