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... well here!)! Breakfasts are BIG and early; and arepas are most often eaten for breakfast; so someone was up earlier! There's usually a mid-morning snack, followed by the main meal of the day - ...
... for about an hour, it was a glimpse of how celebrities feel due to the fact that I was the only gringo in town! I got a lot of attention. Met a Canadian called Ian and had a great night out in a place called Killa Shots, alongside Maleha and a few others from the hostel. I visited Museo de Caribe with Maleha it had 5 floors of artefacts and interesting musical ...
... flour wars. Every restaurant, bar, and hotel is decked out with decorations and festive music. Walking down the street you will see costumes ranging from body paint to clown suits. Even the homeless participate, although not in the friendliest of ways. Covered from head to toe in black body paint they scare people for money with fake weapons... A really cool part about going to Barranquilla for carnival was that there were ...
... one also arrived ahead of schedule, at 3.30am on Tuesday morning but due to the time difference it was 3am. We had to wait until 7am for a ticket office to open then got a ticket to Caracas.
The bus was at 7.45am and would arrive at 1pm (Tuesday). From here we tried to get a bus to Cartagena, which we were told we could do easily by nearly everyone we asked. We enquired and yes it was possible to get a bus, but not until FRIDAY! So we tried a few more and found a ...
... Carnevale di Venezia in Italy. Even though Barranquilla is the 4th largest city of Colombia, there is not much to this place for tourists. It isn't a gastronomic center of any kind. Matter of fact - the whole of Colombia isn't known for its culinary delights - I am sure a few people will disagree with me on this - but trust me...I love to eat and have been to places just for food. Then why am I here in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service