So I left you in the last blog with our arrival in the ‘City of Eternal Spring’, Medellín, arriving late and exhausted from a long day’s travel meant we were not quite in a fit state to deal with hectic and unexpected chaos of Saturday night in the Zona Rosa. After a good night’s sleep we were feeling a bit more equipped to deal with anything the city might throw at us.
After a hearty br... Read Full Entry
Eh, speak up, what was that? Jenkins' Ear????Building was started by the Spanish in 1536 and we Brits attacked in 1741 during the Battle of Cartagena de Indias, an important conflict of the War of Jenkins' Ear, I kid you not.
Bad View of Santa Marta BeachIt isn't a pretty town, sorry Santa Marta but if you will put a massive port in the middle of town.. Nice if you like oil tankers though.
Mysterious (lost) cities of gold..The Museo del Oro (Gold Museum) in the colonial mansion known as the Casa de la Aduana (Customs House). All the books said it has an impressive model of the Lost City we were going to trek to, we couldn't find it, they must have lost it..