Travel Blogs from Cartagena
The plane was late in boarding but once comfortably seated, David was quickly moved. We had exit row seats and it's a rule of the airline that you must be able to speak fluently in the local language. David moved to the row behind so we both had window seats so not a bad thing.
It was a really quick 50 minute flight, no sooner had a sandwich and drink been served by the cabin crew, the plane started its descent into ...
... had booked a dorm yes, but there was no specification about the number of beds . . . . unfortunately for us all we could afford within the old city was 2 bunks in a 12 bed dormitory . . . Yes ten other people! The air con was meant to be on for twelve hours during the night, but was regularly turned on late and off early. The late night drunken stumbling of room mates and early fumblings of other roommates did not make for a relaxing ...
... of knowledge of good and evil and the tree of life are one and the same. As for the cherubim with flaming sword guarding the path to the tree of life, well, this too is a challenge and an invitation set before us, for God IS Life, and Life cannot deny or obstruct itself - though it can be fruitless or delayed indefinitely.
"The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek." - Joseph Campbell
"Not to move forward, to stay where we ...
... ate outside in the Plaza and had a bottle of wine. Things are not cheap here and they really try to avoid letting you know that the tip (propina) is included in the price so that you will double tip them. To give you an idea as to the cost of things we added our meal items below to give you some perspective. Because we have traveled a lot to Latin American countries we expected things to be a little cheaper, but not in the walled ...
... the walls of the city that are parallel with the coastline. During the Spanish occupation of Cartagena, they began building fortress walls around Cartagena to protect it from piracy, given its location on the coast and its main purpose as a major port for trade. In addition to the fortress walls, a castle was also built, all which still exist today and are main attractions, and distinguishing features, of Cartagena. In general, Cartagena is a very charming city ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility