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... country if you fly, but we had tried so many ways to make the bus trip more viable. We looked at breaking up the journey into a couple of smaller bus trips and staying in other towns along the way. To be honest though, there really were not any worthwhile stops on the way. We had also been warned about the treacherous roads around Medellin as it is in the mountains so a flight was just the best option all around.
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Castillo de San Felipe
During the Spanish occupation of South America, their stolen treasures were moved northward to the Caribbean Sea. Initially Santa Marta was the favored destination, but soon Cartagena was selected due to its much better harbor. The wagons loaded with gemstones, silver and gold, would be delivered to the strong boxes in Cartagena and then awaited the Spanish Galleons to take the loot back to the Spanish Royalty. This system ...
... stopped and noticed us out of breath and me sweating from caring our luggage on my back. After some bargaining, which Colombians do best, he gave us a discounted price. We anxiously awaited our arrival to the airport, for we were ready to be in the air. Luisa was a little nervous because it was her first time flying, but her excitement overwhelmed her nerves. As we waited to board I remembered the last time I was waiting to board a plane in Armenia; I was going alone. This time I ...
... needed aloe Vera, and a siesta. That evening we went for dinner at a local place that serves Columbian food. My vegetarian meal was vegetables in a strange sauce, rice, and beans, and a rather sad plate of lettuce. We also had our first Columbian cerveza, which was impressively good considering it was $1.50!! Bien! We walked down to plaza Trinidad and around the streets exploring before heading back for a much needed good nights ...
... when walking – just one turned ankle today) but traffic was crazy, crazy. There are 75,000 registered motorcycles here in Cartagena – they’re everywhere.
We weren’t sure what the plan was going to be today as it was to be a short-stop here as we need to make our "crossing appointment" at the Canal tomorrow. We bobbed and weaved our way through the onslaught of cabbies and ...