Hotel Casa de las Palmas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Casa de las Palmas Cartagena
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City: The walled city is filled with tight streets and continuous, contiguous buildings painted bright pretty colors or completely left in disrepair and the neglect was kind of pretty too. On google maps the streets are numbers but in reality they have names.
I found it quite charming, at first I thought more charming than Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay but I might have to take that back since Colonia had cobbled streets. ...
... Troncal and it was a local shelter for young, teen mothers and their children. I made handouts on breastfeeding for the young mothers, in the hopes that I could bring my health background into play and put it to good use. When we arrived, I gave the handouts to those mothers who were still breastfeeding (and could read) and had other volunteers go over the handouts with those breastfeeding mothers who couldn't read. Then, I asked the group if they had any health questions ...
... the plazas (filled with plants, birds, and fountains) scattered throughout the city that serve as an oasis from the sun and actually cool the immediate area around themselves; along with some beautiful old churches and colonial architecture.
We dedicated a day to the pursuit of a beach; initially we had intended to visit Playa Blanca ('playa' being 'beach' in Spanish) an apparently beautiful island beach, however on arriving ...
... while Raa expresses an openness to all the possibilities of the universe and relates that which upsets our static and repetitive habits of living and thinking as "evil". And the cause of fear of this "evil" or Raa is as clear as day: most people detest anything that troubles their peace of mind, they don't like the boat to be rocked, they favor convention over change and actually prefer not to think too much - if at all, enjoying the comfort of opinion ...
... but we both enjoyed it very much and laughed a lot of the time. As we were walking back to our hostel after the movie, it was very dark and very late. We crossed the main road and in the middle of the median strip there were 3 stray horses eating out of the garbage bin...yes stray horses! There was no one in site, no houses around and these horses were roaming the night free. It was a very odd sight. 31st- unfortunately peri woke up with what's known as South ...