Hotel Casa Lola
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Casa Lola Cartagena
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... on the road or up on the wall. Another thing we noticed was the amount of policia around the town, on every turn of the streets or wall, there was another set of a few cops sitting around monitoring the area. It was very reassuring and made the run a lot easier as there were no issues with safety and where we could indeed run. We made the loop and finished our run and returned to the hostel around 0730 nice and sweaty. Despite it being an early run, the heat ...
... we boarded seemed pretty small and I worried that Jon would not be able to duck low enough to get inside. We all plopped ourselves into some seats (first come, first serve) and Randi and Matt were nice enough to give me and Jon seats next to each other. I had taken my Melatonin to calm myself down which was a good thing because our seats were directly behind the co-pilot and we could see everything, including half of the controls and the flimsy tin door at ...
... the rock wall. On top is a yellow clock. Opposite the wall was the usual pretty balconies, but also an arcade called Portal de Los dulces. A whole street just for sweets! And these were very sweet sweets! Sugared fruits known as cocadas- coconut (like coconut ice), papaya, pineapple and more. Fudge type shapes - made into teddy bears and dolls. Wow. So much variety of sugar! I bought a couple of boxes to take home, was probably ripped off a bit at £2.40 for a box. ...
... best beers I've ever had. I also went up to the Sunset bar to watch the sight of our ship pulling away to our next destination. Cartagena was nice, but I doubt I'll return to Colombia anytime soon.
Ted and I went for a swim and had a relaxing dinner in the buffet, rather than bothering to dressing up for the Silhouette restaurant. We have another early day tomorrow (and the day after), so we have only planned a quiet evening in.
Another country tomorrow - ...
It all started when a certain guy around 1492, tired of staying home with mum, went off sailing the ocean blue. For that, he got a statue erected in the centre of a far away town called Cartegena (pronounced with an h not a g) on the coast of a far away country named after him. Pic 1. Back home, catching up with his mate over coffee, one Rodrigo de Bastidas, he told him about all the fun he'd had so Rod decided that was a great idea and set off to seek his fame ...