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Travel Blogs from Cartagena
... it was from the clues. One was John Kerry, one was Barack Obama, one was Mr. Bean and one was Ernest Hemingway--that was Scott, We all had a good laugh over these.
We also had a toast to three couples who were married at the Feast in Cartagena 14 years ago at a hotel, not more than 200 meters down the beach. A good time was had by all. Scott and I ended the evening by spending an hour or so in the apartment of the Sierra family.
... hours travelling here, though I hope we donīt have too many of those in store for us!
We finally reached El Cocuy after the best part of 2 days and 1 night travelling and an overnight stop in Capitanejo where no one understood us and we didnīt understand them (accents - they couldnīt even understand that I was asking for Rum: īīRonīī - how many ways can you say it?!). So yes, to El Cocuy we came. We stayed at a lovely little hotel called Casa Del Muņos which ...
... on our boat as some serious looking grey / black clouds started to form overhead – perfect timing (so I thought…). Within about 15 minutes of the boat journey we were in the middle of the storm – huge bolts of lightning came down and the thunder was ferocious! Immediately there was panic on the boat (mostly from Jess) and the drivers had to strop as they could not see more than 5m ahead! Lifejackets were handed out and even the cool Caribbean boat crew looked concerned! ...
... place. Along the way I stopped at a few more gift shops, picking up a postcard for a very dear, old friend of mine.
En-route back to the hostel I stopped at a cafe on the corner for a very late lunch, and watched as people bustled about their daily lives.
When I returned to the hostel the water was back on so I finally managed to have a shower. I am surprised how clean I am out here in comparison to Uganda, ...
... The most unique and unusual part of the cathedral is the alter itself. It's all dedicated to San Pedro and adorned with larger than life sculptures of him, but we were surprised to find his visible corpse at the bottom of the altar. His bones are laid out, dressed to the nines. You can see his skull clear as day. Strange but memorable. After you've visited four or five of these places they all start to blur together, but I don't think I'll forget the one with the corpse! Speaking ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking