Hotel Boutique Bovedas de Santa Clara
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... I´m on the cusp of getting my phone out to ring my host family despite being told in no circumstances to ever get your phone out in the street when, I spot 2 more policeman looking slightly less intimidating. They have no clue where the apartment is and I stand their looking more and more like a sweaty gringa when they shove a police helmet in my hands and tell me to get on the back of the motorbike. Now bear in mind ...
... worthy'. Situated on the Caribbean coast, the old town is very well preserved, filled with colonial buildings brightly painted intact with balconies and flowers. It's like stepping back in time. We had 2 full days here yet still failed to do the city any justice with a photo. We found some very good value eateries and in my quest to turn Chis vegetarian, ate at a vegetarian restaurant serving set lunch menus for $4. Very delicious. We enjoyed a few beers in the main ...
... Because tomorrow we leave the malaria free zone of Cartagena and are in the 'risk' area. So finally with two mosquito nets on board we headed for playa Blanca in a rather small boat weighed down with people. They made Mark sit in the front because he's big (grande) to distribute the weight better. That kinda sucked for him as he got stuck in the sun the whole time. But once the boat was moving it was fine. It took about 45 minutes to get out to playa Blanca. Once you ...
... as it was, the fort even had a leprosy ward to "store" the lepers all the way from Panama to Peru. Few attempted to conquer this fort, and the ones that did suffered yellow fever and died trying. Amazing history!
We also took a few days out to visit a nearby beach and found a great little cabana just feet away from the ocean. You couldn't get anymore oceanfront than this! Playa Blanca ...
... hot isn't ideal for wandering. We went back and had to rest up again before finding a place to watch the Colombia vs. Brazil game.
We were hoping to watch in some sort of plaza with a lot of people, but people told us all different directions of where to find it and we never did (and I'm not actually sure there was one central place; it seemed like everyone was watching in bars. So once again we were stuck wandering around ...