La Ballena Azul Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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We moved up the Caribbean coast 4 hours to a small fishing village which is famous for its really cheap diving. We stayed at a hostel which was more of a home stay - Vila Mandela, Casa Mojito, which was really great for practicing our non existent ...
... Birthday, to round off the meal.
Later, we took a taxi to the nearby city of Santa Marta for some salsa and drinks. Santa Marta was busy and loud, and we ended up in a bar with salsa music and cheap cocktails. By 2am, we were ready to go to bed. We left Guillermo and Monica to it, and they didn't get home until considerably later.
The next morning, we had to move hostels as there was no room for us in La Tortuga anymore, and Guillermo ...
... bubble? The friendly, kind and supportive environment that had been nurturing my being, my work, my growth, my creativity, my musical expression, my songs and laughter. Yes, I was being called to "the next level", but I was more fearful than ever before. The comfort zone was super comfortable. I knew, and I know, San Marcos is not going anywhere. I can return to the lake when I have answered this call from the high Andes. This call I have been hearing for almost 30 ...
... above the water...Jenn nailed all of them, the same could not be said for Paul. The other dives included underwater navigation, buoyancy control, an exhausting drift dive that turned into a dive against the current rather than with it and concluded with a spectacularly eerie night dive. Every dive we saw something new, including batfish (fish with wings and feet!), giant sting rays, conger eels including one that swam away from us before ...
... around. 0830 hits before David approaches us and says we are in his bus/team for the day and just follow him. He keeps running around and we make our way out onto the bus and grab two seats. It's not long before we realise this bus ride is going to be very loud with a bunch of people jumping on already drinking and bringing 2 big bottles of vodka on and say 10000 peso all you can drink til we get there. A few down the front turn their noses up and don't want a bar of it, but it ...