Mendihuaca Caribbean Resort
Travel Blogs from Santa Marta
... and the gold they used for trading or in some traditions. It was really interesting.
I finished up at the museum and went out to El Corral for another awesome burger before heading back to the hotel to pick up my stuff. As soon as I got back to the hotel, the rain started pouring down. Perfect timing to get out of Bogota. The only problem was that I was supposed to get a taxi to ...
... of her idea of "Getting around Spanish Class". I made it more interactive, participative and attractive with small role play in the town of Minca.
We are offering this class of 2h for only beginners, includes little tour of village with role play with locals outlets shops, orientation track, then break at the office to finish by little further resume of what we have learn.
This the same day of the week (mercredi - 10H ) & same time, min 2 ...
... hot and we were kind of stuck in the middle of nowhere so we decided to take a chance and squeeze into the minibus, jammed full with locals and ride to Palomino. As it turns out, on this occasion,
the chance paid off and we got to Palomino in less than half the time the bus would have taken and for only about a dollar extra each - and I had a really nice (albeit very limited - I exhausted all my Spanish conversational phrases in about five minutes) chat ...
We took a walk into the main centre and being out in the suburbs, we got a good appreciation of the different neighbourhoods. There are definitely some areas you wouldn't want to walk through at night.
We made it safely however to the central Plaza de los Novios. The plaza's adjoining streets are lined with bars and restaurants that seemed to be competing with each other to see who plays ...
... the oldest jeep I've ever seen! Legally, 4 people max should have been in the back! The driver had no window on his side, the back windows didn't open and my door didn't open! Tara and Sarah sat on each of the back wheels while I was cute enough to sit up front with the doctors from Wexford (who, surprise surprise, we didn't make friends with!) Great experience overall - we did a coffee tour (wishing it was a wine tour) and also swam in ...
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