Archive For The “Travel Cartagena” Category

Travel Playa Blanca & Islas del Rosario

By | May 9, 2012

Travelling to Playa Blanca & Islas del Rosario is an hour away from Cartagena, Colombia which makes it an ideal day trip. I booked this trip with The Cartagenian. Myself and 3 other fellow backpackers were to meet at the gate of the wall city under La Puerta del Reloj at 9:00 a.m. and then […]

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Tourist Scams – Cartagena, Colombia

By | May 7, 2012

Here in this video I share with you a tourist scam I experienced in Cartagena, Colombia. Please keep in mind you can get scammed anywhere. I almost got scammed $500 in NYC, so it’s not just because it happened in Colombia. I was with a few backpackers on Playa de las Americas, when people tried […]

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Travel Cartagena – Backpackers & Hostels

By | May 7, 2012

This video takes place on my second day in Cartagena, Colombia. I know there are a lot of people want to travel, but perhaps they are alone & they think what am I going to do alone? How am I going to travel alone to another side of the world? You can do it! Never […]

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Las Palenqueras, Fruit Basket Ladies in Cartagena.

By | April 23, 2012

Going to Cartagena, the only expectation I had was to see the famous ladies balancing fruit baskets on their heads. These Fruit Basket Ladies were always the first thing that came to mind when I thought about Colombia. I found out their name is Las Palenqueras, as they come from the city San Basilio De […]

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“No Gracias” – Cartagena, Colombia

By | April 20, 2012

Do you want a statue, maracas, jewellery, cigars,sunglasses paintings, fruit? NO GRACIAS! Ok, well the yummy fruit I wanted in Cartagena, Colombia.( I had the yummiest Mangos!) Tourists are bombarded by locals asking if they want to buy souvenirs. What they don’t realize is that it gets annoying very fast. What happens is when someone […]

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