Hotel Barranquilla Plaza
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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Travel Blogs from Barranquilla
... to Barranquilla is quiet, winding through a relatively dry landscape of dunes with grass and low trees. Every now and then I can see the sea to my left. I drive slowly, between 70 and 80. There are radars and signs warning for animals on the road. Still I see a long neck bird standing by the side of the road too late. Just before I pass it, it walks straight onto my car, with its neck turned backwards, as if it is looking for something ...
... city at a house party, but the end was coming as the eyelids gave way to the power of the rum! My Spanish had improved before taking a bit of a a turn for the worst around 6am. We woke there and then had a trek back to the house in the burning midday sun. We got back around 1pm just in time to go out again.....oops! However the team had more members now, three more Frenchies (friends of Joce) had arrived in the night! Day two was pretty similar ...
... ready and raring to go. Unfortunately, no one else was. Whilst most of the Colombians had begun their all-day/night celebrations, the 20 Germans staying at the school didn't seem to be getting into the party spirit. We waited and sat around until finally we asked the owner why we weren't heading out into the parade, she said they were waiting for a load of lasagnas to be delivered for everyones lunch. In 35 degree heat and with the promise of ...
... watching TV.
Instead of getting our $50 everyday from Western Union, we decided to add it all up, so now we got $250 USD ($497,170.00 COP) instead of $350 USD ($696,038.00 COP) because we already have our $100 for the week.
We started the day with 2,515,698.42
We spent 11,000 today, but we added 497,170.00 for our next 5 days of lodging here in Barranquilla.
We ended with ...
... meet the kids for supper, Great time: Wish I could speak Spanish like Cassidy, Aubrie and Scott. --- but. I will. Tom and I settle into our evening's lodging in Eagan and just as the Jay Leno show comes on and I turn off the lights; swoosh.....the phone messages one more time to tell me my flight's been canceled!! Hundreds of others are sitting in airports waiting ...