Hotel Casa de las Palmas
Travel Blogs from Cartagena
... We flip-flopped our schedule and had Christian Living first, and then we ate dinner.
After dinner, we had a Campfire. As a surprise, the campers had gotten together during the day and took up a collection to buy a cake for Sr. Jaime as it was his birthday. We sent Sr. Jaime and his wife, Janet, and Greg to check on the campfire to make sure it was ready. The rest of the staff and the campers came a few minutes later with balloons, the cake ...
... that beauty seen and salivated over, we were ushered downstairs to the salesroom - I’ve never seen so many emeralds in one spot at any time.
OK … I have a confession … I bought a pair of emerald earrings for myself. Not the deep green emerald which is highly prized – more a soft sea green colour, and not diamonds but zircons, and not white gold but silver … but they are emeralds from Columbia.
... a mature self. It becomes lost because it has forgotten what it is for. It operates through a mechanism that is no more than a bundle of habits, always repeating the same things it has learned to do like a mindless parrot. It is then not different in kind from any animal that is, by nature, unable to break out of the circle of its hereditary pattern of instinctive behavior. The process of evolution of the psyche has ground to a halt in some subhuman ...
... at once, it was very difficult to breach. There is also a network of tunnels underneath it, designed acoustically so that defenders could hear the footsteps of the enemy.
But Max and Kyra had other plans. They wanted to stay at the pool literally all day -- their goal was 8am right through to 8pm, when it closes.
And Jo Ann seemed to catch a bit of a bug -- so she liked the idea of a nap.
At the end of the day, we didn't go to Castillo San ...
After some 'helpful advice' from a taxi driver in Santa Marta (the 5th person we had asked, and 5th different answer we had received) we arrived in Cartagena a little bit lighter in the pocket area. Our hostel, "The Roof", wasn't on fire, but if they went up there in the day time the m&£?#* f*!*%#s certainly would burn. Cartagena is a very pretty town with an old part surrounded by walls and a fort nearby. It is also hot. Immediately we felt relaxed and found a great ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet