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... it's run down with tall hotel buildings being built (very slowly). The tall building across from our hotel was half painted but the unpainted side had damage to the cement indicating that it'd been sitting for a while. From our 5th floor balcony we could see empty lots filled with trash. Also, it didn't have a pool which for some reason we thought it did.
Despite our disappointment, it turned out fine - it had faster internet (though low signal), ...
... about 35 minutes to get to Playa Blanca where we dropped a few passengers off. I nearly got off myself due to an extremely full bladder, but decided I could handle it with my well trained nurse's bladder. I forgot about the bumps... Another 30 minutes of bumps.... By the time we arrived at Islas Del Rosario, my bladder was screaming (and I was nearly screaming at the captain).
The island that we were dropped off ...
... it seems we forgot. Yes, you probably guessed by now – we signed up for the dreaded tourist snorkel trip from hell. But wait, there’s more – we signed up for the dreaded tourist snorkel trip from hell, in a fast boat!
We had heard that Cartagena had some beautiful Caribbean islands not far off shore with some pristine coral. WHAT were we thinking?? Pristine coral and tourists? Ne’er the two shall meet.
... biography, and the right brain is the light forever awake to eternity. In other words, Reality is unconscious, and always knocking on the walls of limited awareness. But don't tell that to the average "person" who will believe anything except the possibility that his ego is only a projection in a mirage, that he's a victim of mistaken identity hiding behind countless masks while playing out a role in this sensuous theater. (Maybe the ego is a medium.)
... with the variety of entertainment options at hand, we opted for the museum which actually proved to be quite interesting. Then it was another hour or so of waiting for a bus back to San Gil.
On 26 February, we spent the morning enjoying San Gil's botanical garden, the Parque Gallineral. More trees and plants to be seen, as well as a squirrel. We then made our way by bus through the countryside of the Boyoca region to our next destination, ...