Zuana Beach Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... size! However, Cabo San Juan although busy was still beautiful and the walk through tropical jungle and palm groves, paths winding through gigantic rocks and pristine yet wild beaches saw us all enjoying the walk. The jungle is very dry at the moment as the rains did not come this year due to the phenomenon El Niño which causes havoc with the weather patterns not only in South America but all over the world. That night we were treated to a beautiful sunset, which we ...
We got a taxi to a town called Taganga which is right on the beach and 15 mins from Santa Marta. We pulled up a few deck chairs and just sat in the sun for the afternoon. All the usual water sports were on offer so myself and Gilly decided to do the tube ride thing where you both get flipped off. You get properly nailed on that thing. Good spaw though. After getting back to Santa Marta we had a quick look around the markets. ...
... well almost and Duncan and Swanny helped! The night was great too, three lads chatting round a campfire, listening to Howler monkeys and the myriad of insects that become rather vocal at dusk. I slept well in my shelter but some pretty crazy noises woke me a few times and we even saw a owl faced monkey (nocturnal) as its huge eyes reflected our torch beams. I could have continued playing Mogli for many more days and there was much more to explore above Minca ...
... without Panettone and ran off into the night in search of Italian cake. Surprisingly he returned only a few minutes later with a box of spongy stodge, made by Colombia's version of Mr Kipling - 'Bimbo' That was the best thing about it. Still, it made the crazy fool happy. After this we named him 'Special Kie'
Happily Colombians have their Christmas meal on the eve, rather than the day. Which makes it easier to achieve my second aim for Christmas - doing something I ...
... struck midnight, we all hugged and wished each other a Happy New Year while eating our twelve grapes. This is a Colombian tradition where they eat twelve grapes and make a wish, one for each month. I also had a pocket full of lentils for some reason. I guess it was another tradition, but I’m not sure about that one.
I’ll leave the rest of the night’s shena****ns for tomorrow’s blog, so Happy New Year ...