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Travel Blogs from Cartagena
I had penciled Cartagena (pronounced Cart-a-henna) in for my travels when I had been going to travel via bus through South America, however after the bus incident in Coro, and my decision to fly through most towns, I flew from Caracas, Venezuela to Bogota, Colombia without a stop along the coast. But after hearing and reading great reviews on …
... beef. One church lady said she used to buy that variety and then she noticed that it was beef but had some pork fat in it. I went and talked to Salvatore--the guy in charge of the kitchen. I said that this morning, the information that we got from the servers behind the buffet, just wasn't working for us. I said we needed signs. He assured me that he would take care of things.
I had the Children's Bible study at 10:30 AM. It is a good thing that ...
... and in plazas of an evening so we found that most of the clubs were completely empty! Cartagena is such a beautiful city with an incredible vibe - we would have loved to stay longer and explore further the different areas of the city however time and money pressured us to move on.
What was wonderful was that the majority of our group decided to stay together for the next stage of our trip where we travelled to a little fishing town of Taganga. We stayed at ...
... storm. It lashed for about 10 minutes before stopping with the skies instantly clearing and the temperature soaring back to unbearable levels. We did get caught in the rain, but luckily some random tourist gave us a few sealable plastic bags to put our money/Ipod/Kindle in & we could enjoy the refreshing shower!
We spent the next day exploring the historical sights of the town, made up of many ...
... we spend the afternoon soaking up the sun and swimming in the water. I had a really nice Aloe Vera massage from one of the local beach girls which was great and helped me relax to the max. She was quite a strapping and strong lady so she was really good at getting the knots out of my back and shoulders! We were also given a nice fish lunch and I also took on a 5 minute swimming challenge to swim out as far and fast as I could for 5 minutes and then swim back in. However, after 3 minutes I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet