Punta Faro

Mucura Island, Cartagena, Colombia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cartagena

Colombia Part One: It's not Cocaine, It's Sand

A travel blog entry by nicoleloser

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... historical town, Villa de Leyva.

Villa de Leyva

Villa de Leyva, however, did not disappoint. It is a beautiful small cobble stone street town situated in green, mountainous countryside. Despite its small size there are many restaurants, bars and interesting places to visit, as well as a decent population of people.

So with many cultural points to gain, we set off early on the first day and visited the house/museum of ...

Melting in Cartagena while everyone home freezes

A travel blog entry by kbrady84

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... get things started in Cartagena. We definitely made the right decision backing down and paid him his 15,000 pesos (about 5 bucks) vs the 9.500 we were supposed to pay. We checked in to our hostel, Hostel Real, which was arranged by Maria in bogota because we were not having much luck finding anything online. Turns out most Colombians were still on vacation from the holidays and consequently cheap rooms were not easy to come by. Hostel Real was the bare minimum, but it ...

Cartagena - Colombia

A travel blog entry by rich-and-fi

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After a long travel day we arrived into the beautiful colonial town of Cartagena. The old town is surrounded by a huge wall (fortress) which you can walk around feeling nice and sheltered and safe from the or horrible high rises in the distance. We wandered around slowly due to the oppressive humidity, and did a bit of shopping to replace the clothes we lost in Oaxaca. Typical food is a set lunch menu of soup, meat ...

Beach/Family Day

A travel blog entry by shawnagood

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I started out my day by connecting with my family in Florida by using face time, similar to Skype. that was a very nice way to start the day. Then we headed down to breakfast. Today we had French toast for breakfast and the normal stuff like fruit, etc...After breakfast we went to get ready for services. Today we didn't have to use the translation equipment. Mr. Hirst spoke in English and Jaime Salek translated it into ...

The Feast Begins

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker

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... it was from the clues. One was John Kerry, one was Barack Obama, one was Mr. Bean and one was Ernest Hemingway--that was Scott, We all had a good laugh over these.

We also had a toast to three couples who were married at the Feast in Cartagena 14 years ago at a hotel, not more than 200 meters down the beach. A good time was had by all. Scott and I ended the evening by spending an hour or so in the apartment of the Sierra family.




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This hotel, located on Mucura Island, Cartagena, is near Walled City, San Felipe de Barajas Castle, Islas del Rosario, and Palacio de la Inquisicion.
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    Cartagena De Indias (Distrito Turístico Y Cultural), Colombia