Mendihuaca Caribbean Resort
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... and climbed the rocks to our hammocks to drop our bags off only to find that the great vistas of the shoreline were being enjoyed from our hammocks by a rude South American family. For some time they refused to move, arguing with an employee that they had paid for the hammocks and then left them soggy from their wet swim suits and full of rubbish. Not the best start to sleeping in paradise. Unperturbed, we tied our hammocks together and went to enjoy ...
... then spend the day reading on the beach and swimming in the sea or river. Have lunch consisteding mainly of coconut-flavoured rice and fish, and lots of local fruit (pineapple, papaya, banana, mango, water melon). Happy hour cocktail at dusk (6.30pm), followed by dinner at 7pm and bed by 9.30. It's very hard to stay awake after dark with that ocean ...
... Festival time! Friday came around and me and Sita met for brunch before I bought a new beach bag and a bottle of vodka. Caught the bust to Kilometre 46 on the coastal road which is about as good as addresses get round here. The bus was packed and as we set off a young girl was feeding her toddler vast quantities of liquid which seemed like a bad idea to me. An hour later I confirmed this was the case when I felt the child's watery puke splashing onto ...
Another 5am rise ensured we were one of the first groups to set foot along the rough trail consisting of boulders along the river bed en route to the lost city. We reached the start of the 1700 narrow steps at the base of the city after a river crossing and began our ascent. Upon reaching the summit, our initial reaction was that the city was relatively unspectacular but our enthusiasm rose when Rafael's emotion got the better of ...
... a delicious prawn pasta and a couple of drinks with the English before having an early night.
We took the bus back to Santa Marta at 11 and checked into la brisa loca, the hostel where we'd be spending Christmas. The first thing I noticed was the check out time of 2pm, the latest we'd seen and a sure sign of a party hostel. We were shown to our private cabin on the top floor beside an open courtyard ...