How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Cartagena
... of my hostel was wrong in order to scrape a few extra pesos by taking us to a different place and then charging more to take us to the original, my patience was wearing pretty thin. Anyway he gave me the 'I'm watching you' look as he got back in his cab, evidently dissatisfied that he had clearly been rumbled, as I refused to pay the extra. You live and learn..
Finally onto Cartagena, via an epic 15 hour bus journey. Cartagena is a beautiful ...
... souvenir". Of course, after we had eaten our fair share, they quickly demanded money for them... Bad business tactic.
We set up our beach station and grabbed coco locos (pins coladas in fresh cut coconuts). The beach was pristine with white sand, clear warm water and a spectacular view. Most definitely on my top 5 of beaches that I've visited. Several hours later, after a lunch of grilled fish and rice, we headed ...
... They had to catch a plane in a couple of hours and were desperately seeking street food. We later learned some details of their night from another boat friend who was staying at the same hostel as them. For example, at one point during the night, they were arrested. One of them threw some street food on the ground as cops passed them, and the cops must have thought they were trying to hide a weapon or drugs or whatever. So they were brought into the station for ...
We were late getting through the last of the locks on the Panama Canal yesterday so the Captain had to put his foot down to make up time. It meant that the stabilisers had to be turned off which made for a roller coaster ride to Cartagena, Columbia. Actually that's a bit of an exaggeration. There was some movement, as compared to the last few days on the Pacific side where we sailed along serenely like a duck in a trance, but it was nothing to throw up about. We ...
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