Hotel Casa Lola
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Casa Lola Cartagena
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... that the buying and selling of my ancestors took place. Wow! Very enlightening. The castle was a mass structure that overlooked the entire city to waaaay out into the Caribbean Sea. There were hidden tunnels and small holes built into the structure for cannons and guns. So when the French people or the pirates tried to invade and conquer by boat they would get taken care of before stepping food on land. The structure is built of sand, coral reef, and ...
... hot isn't ideal for wandering. We went back and had to rest up again before finding a place to watch the Colombia vs. Brazil game.
We were hoping to watch in some sort of plaza with a lot of people, but people told us all different directions of where to find it and we never did (and I'm not actually sure there was one central place; it seemed like everyone was watching in bars. So once again we were stuck wandering around ...
... It was a good parilla mixta with a bottle of wine. Rustic potatoes with sour cream! Yes sour cream. awesome.
I miss Crispan chicken empanadas with crispan sauce.
Observations: I get stared at less here. Maybe men are more polite, or it's too hot to care, or they are used to seeing gringas.
Only 1 taxi driver overcharged us (8,000 instead of 6,000) He didn't even know where he was going (I doubt he could read street signs.
... souvenir". Of course, after we had eaten our fair share, they quickly demanded money for them... Bad business tactic.
We set up our beach station and grabbed coco locos (pins coladas in fresh cut coconuts). The beach was pristine with white sand, clear warm water and a spectacular view. Most definitely on my top 5 of beaches that I've visited. Several hours later, after a lunch of grilled fish and rice, we headed ...
... walked up and down the street all day too, so we were never hungry. And on top of all this delicious local food, I've discovered that Colombia is a great place for the gluten intolerant (praise be!). In Colombians and Venezuelans have a staple food called arepa that they eat pretty much daily. It's a corn bread type of thing (totally gluten free) and can be served on its own, or stuffed with eggs, cheese, meats, whatever. You can get both sweet and savoury arepas, and ...