La Passion Hotel Lounge
Travel Blogs from Cartagena
... further solitude and try in vain to find your way about in silence,ultimately this is not healthy and many a time I have found myself slipping into this silent phase only to be “rescued” by someone every now and again who can speak English and then everything spills out like a raging waterfall as if all your words have been blocked by a sluice gate and someone comes along and lifts it up.
There is a universal truth in all of this,without doubt we ...
... to get out of the volcano, and did a mud waddle down to the nearby lake to clean up. Two local ladies descended on us and enthusiastically tried to pull my shorts off ("naked is good")- while I'm fully supportive of most women's attempts to rip my cloths off, it didn't have that same sense of fun with a mud encrusted DH sitting in waist deep lake water and glaring at me like some sort of topless Columbian sea monster (they had attacked her first and ...
... 3pm was probably more realistic. Once 3:15 rolled around we finally managed to track down someone willing to admit that our plane would not even be arriving until 3:30. Ok, so when do you think we will be leaving, I asked. Well, 3:30, of course, he assured me with a twirling finger motion apparently intended to convince me it would just spin a quick u-turn and we'd be off. I wasn't so sure. Correctly, as it turns out, although we did actually make it into the air ...
... party as long as you can party.
2. La Botas Viejos: gigantic bronze sculpture of a pair of old boots to recognize Cartagena poet, Luis Carlos Lopez, and his poem about familiar and comfortable and well-worn shoes being like the people of Cartagena - friends and family.
3. Le Bastillone: In 1586 Sir Francis Drake sieged the city destroying a fourth of it ...
... he wasn't actually at the hotel and hadn't stayed the night before. Went back to the venue, getting a little concerned but again 5mins before the event Rosie Boycott, the interviewer, and Tom Hart Dyke, the author, turned up. They'd only flown in that morning from Medellin cutting it slightly fine. Event was packed full and absolutely fascinating. Rosie interviewed Tom about being kidnapped in Colombia when he was searching for rare orchids in the Darian Gap. Heard how he ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center