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Last full day for Adam & Lucinda, Raj & MaFe and Sam, as they fly back tomorrow... but Mackie is sticking around... so of on a boat trip to the beach!
... pick us up, and we were soon on our way back to Taganga. It was around 4pm when we got back, so we spent a little time on the Internet, catching up with the rest of the world and then headed out for an early dinner, just after 6pm. We had another delicious BBQ dinner like last night. The village was buzzing with life as we finished dinner, so we ambled along the boardwalk enjoying the ambience, before heading back to our ...
... A large lightning storm was rolling by out on the ocean, and we had some winds kick up as we watched the storm. Countless flashes and chain lightning bolts blasted through the sky and down to the sea as total darkness enveloped us. It was truly one of those special moments that make you appreciate where you are.
After the storm and a meal later, we all locked ourselves in our hammocks early to prepare for what ...
... one that this part of the
world is still very much within the infamous “Ring of Fire” where the majority
of seismic disturbances and volcanic eruptions occur.
The others decided to head back to the main
road towards Cartagena along much the same route as we had both come into Tolu
on: we had spotted some back tracks on Google Earth, one of which featured on
our GPS too, which would maybe give us the “scenic route” back to the main
... boulder, rainforest and coconut grove backdrops. Warm seas and unpredictable weather, veering swiftly from hot hot hot to hours of refreshing downpour and thunder storms. If you could picture an untouched desert island, you wouldn't be far from this haven.
Having spent the night in the horse paddock hammocks (accompanied by a baying donkey, who had a bugbear at 5am; eeyore-ing his little heart out), I got up at 6am to secure the daddy of ...