Hotel Charlotte - Cartagena de Indias
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... themselves, barely containing their boredom. We hit the old town, La Candelaria, and I did my usual south american city visit with another teleferico ride and bought another outrageously fake football jersey. My wardrobe gonna look like a street stall spewed in it by the end I swear.
That night we dined at Andres Carne de Res. This must be the most organised establishment in the entire continent. Over 300 staff cater 500-odd diners in the 5-6 storey restaurant. ...
... my hot chocolate with marshmallows. From there we went to the Irish pub for a jug of beer. I remember Steph (my Nicaraguan travel buddy) telling me there is an Irish pub in every city. Mark and I have both been to Ireland and loved it and we thought it would be funny to make a pact that we would have a beer in at least 1 Irish pub in every town we find one :) It certainly seems odd to be in Colombia in a place painted green with shamrocks all around. But at some point in the ...
... airline manager to get our matching green backpacks. Why the MANAGER was downstairs grabbing bags one by one instead of dealing with the madness upstairs is something we still don't understand.
Anyway, we are loaded onto a bus bound for the hotel, which looks somewhat sketchy but was fine. The check-in process there was somewhat stressful there too (something about leaving our passports there and getting them back in the morning... ...
... a place thats cheaper with me own room. Noone spoke english but that wasnt too much of an issue.
The old town in Cartegena is once again absolutlely gorgeous. Similar to an old Spanish town I guess?. Theres a huge wall around to city that withheld plenty of attacks from pirates back in the day. The Colombians are beautiful people. So proud of thier country and so happy to see you there. I am quick to point out that ...
... which was amazing.
Bacco, where we had had dinner last night, was calling us back for lunch to try their pizza. It was simply made with prosciutto and rucola with a homemade tomato based sauce. It was delicious and well worth the return visit.
We took the easy option for dinner and grabbed a kebab from the shop on the next corner. It was a proper turkish shwarma kebab that was just full of meat plus a few herbs and spices. Very tasty!!