Decided to leave for Santa Marta which was only 5 hours away, took a taxi to the bus terminal and got on the next bus. Arrived in the evening to Santa Marta and took a taxi to the hostel, the first thing, there was a breeze not humid, was lovely!! Spent 3 nights here walking around and sitting on the beach, not the best Caribbean beach I have seen but it would do. Also the sea was pleasant enough not too cold or to salty so all good. Couldn't be bothered to tr...
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Got into Cartagena, and the first thing you notice was the heat and humidity!! I was in jeans, trainers and had my north face on, not good. Got to the hostel and had to wait a few hours before we could get into our room. Spent nights here and the humidity was just to much, it was about 32degrees and onto it was just so humid! Spent a few days walking around once it cooled down in the evening, which wasn't by much buy the historic part was lovely with old buil...
Got into Bogota after a really quick 45 min plane journey. Had to wait an hour and then get the connection to Cartagena. The planes were nice and the journeys were so quick. Cant belive that each seat is allocated with a USB connection and also a plug socket....nice touch!!
Decided that I couldn't take another bus for now so took the plane to Cartagena. Had to be up a 4am to take the plane at 6.30am
Again a journey that should have taken about 8 hours turned into 12 hours. So by the time we got to the hostel it was gone 2am. These Colombian drivers love stopping, nightmare. We stayed in Cali for the night and left early the following morning.