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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Monterrey Cartagena
Get your Spanish Book out,no one speaks a word of English here,despite this being Colombias premier tourist spot. Rooms are great.A/C ok,wi fi in rooms not bad and bathrooms ...excellent.A good business hotel in good convenient area.
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The Andes are now behind me and I have descended to the coast and to the sea,the Caribbean Sea.I am back in the tropics,where I started all that time ago when I landed in Sao Luis,Brazil.
The North coast of Colombia is the home to Cartagena, the jewel in the countries crown,the former colonial capital when Colombia formed part of the …
... constructed from coral and rock around the port city. Today, due to the fortification, much of the old city has been well preserved. The old city is wonderful with narrow streets, plazas, balconies with tropical flowers cascading from them. It's hard too imagine a more beautiful old city and, unfortunately, photos ...
... is blowing sand all over us. So we head into the water, have a swim/shower for the day and retreat to get a better position out of the sandstorm. But without much luck avoiding the continuos tickle of sand hitting the skin, we head up under cover to the hammocks away from the busy water edge. It's not long until the battle with my eyelids trying to close finishes and I'm out while Leesh continues to read. It's 1330 and I wake up from my quick nap to find Leesh ready for lunch. ...
... relative safety of the monastery walls and fought off the sellers again as we made our way to the bus, bound for our next stop - the San Felipe de Barajas, which is a huge fortress built by the Spanish to protect the city from French and British invaders. The fort is impressive and the city was visited by the likes of Hawkins and Drake. We wandered around the fortress, taking many photos and secretly relied that pour tour did not include climbing ...
... for Acapulco shore, there must be a jersey shore equivilant in every country now it seems ridiculous. Tomorrow we are off in the direction of Santa Marta/Taganga then, possibly haha. Cartagena has been fun, met alot of good people in a very short space of time and seen some pretty cool things. El viajero hostel was really nice so going to try book back in here for Wednesday night for our flight on thursday. To anyone who goes to Cartagena i would definately reccomend this ...