Hotel Barranquilla Plaza
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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... people of Colombia who take so much pride in their country…so on July 21 I started that journey to Barranquilla, Colombia to teach Biology at Colegio Karl C. Parrish. Barranquilla for those who don’t know is located in northern Colombia near the Caribbean Sea. Barranquilla has a population of about 1.5 million people, fourth most populous city after Bogota, Medellin, and Cali. I arrived at the Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport in Barranquilla around ...
... booze had fallen off the shelves at the liquor store! They said Main Street smelled like a distillery for days.
The following year, I remember watching the office water cooler as waves began to wash inside the bottle. I really didn't feel much until it was over and then it felt like I had just missed a few moments of time -- nothing violent; nothing even shaky.
I LOVE my good cup of morning coffee, not too hot/not too cold, with a generous shot of milk. The timing must be right too. Not too busy/not before I'm awake. Even as a kid, my Grandmother served me coffee, but it was either in a small china cup or it would be in a bowl with a rusk floating in it (yes, it is delicious when ...
So today I did not work at the school because the director was having a meeting. I was asleep all day and woke up around noon to have lunch. I originally wanted to visit a neighboring city but there aren't anything near Barranquilla other than Santa Marta and Cartagena. So, I just spent the whole day on my computer organizing pictures and creating an account on LiveMocha to practice my Spanish. I started my first lesson and soon grew sleepy due to boredom. ...
... subsided and I weakly made my way down to breakfast for a little toast. I spent most the day recuperating in bed, searching the channels for spanish subtitled english films!
Then late afternoon went to soak in a little carnival atmosphere, fun as it was, it's a bit lonely on your own and I wasn't in the mood for chatting to random gringos in the crowd.
One more night of comfort then I bussed it back to Santa Marta, there's always next year for Carnival, ...