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... of the events going on now. The Carnaval Museo had 'interactive -- i.e. put on you by computer! traditional Carnaval costumes. My favorite character of the Carnaval is "Muri Mondo"! I promise you will see more of him! Tom is coming this weekend and will be here for most of Carnaval. I will have more pictures of THE days of Carnaval to come!
Life is Good!
Hasta luego, Jane
... probably most important is the fact that Pope John II came here in 1982 to bless
the cathedral and name it
Sitting in the church the other day, I watched birds and even vultures fly above the people, a young woman crying at the entombment cast and others coming and going as if it were a ...
... from a local by making some "eating motions" because her Spanish isn't that great and they ended up taking us to a restaurant. Because they didn't quite understand our gestures, we actually ended up taking them to dinner (paying for it is what I mean), but had a great time talking to them. This payed off in the end and we saw them again the next day. Saturday night we headed to an outdoor DJ fest that was in the entryway of the towns basketball stadium. We had some beers ...
I am exhausted and have a red strip of sunburn across my face to remind me of my day watching the carnival in the hot sun.
Breakfast croissant filled with white cheese and a terrible excuse for a chai latter - it tasted of pure syrup actually it was syrup!
I even see for sell sticks of the white gold, they love as the white cheese. I spend my morning walking the very confusing streets, they're all numbered streets or avenues, like USA. I go to the Casa ...
... 8211; they didn't have a hostel booked, but were going to party through the night. After realising that you had to be in with the local crowd to score an invitation to the real party, they decided to join us on the trip back to Taganga. By this time, it had become apparent that Jose only owned one mix-tape cd. Unphased, the Finns stocked up on rum and kept the party alive by insisting that Jose keep the cd on constant repeat.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet