Day 11: BEACH TIME & TRANSPORT CARTAGENA
The morning of day 9 can be spend peacefully on the beach, swimming pool or Caribbean sea. In the afternoon we have arranged for you to be brought by a driver to Cartagena. This is a drive of about 4 hours near the coastline and through little villages so don´t forget to let your eyes feast on the beauty surrounding you.
By the early evening you will be dropped off of at your hotel in the historical center of Cartagena. The location of your accommodation is ideal and you will be close to the restaurants and the main touristic sight of this colonial city.
Accommodation: Hotel Tres Banderas.
Day 12: BAZURTO MARKET & SALSA LESSON
Today it is time to discover the real face of Cartagena. You are expected at 10:30 for a tour that will bring you to the Bazurto market or ´People Market´ of Cartagena. This special, and also a bit messy, place is very animated and full of colors, interesting food, smells, and energies of the many vendors who sell their products at this market. You will get a real impression of the typical warmth of the people living at the Colombia´s coast.
It might feel a bit unorganized at the beginning but it is the ultimate chance to see the real face of Cartagena and its people. In this guided tour of 3,5 hour in English you will be introduced to typical dishes, ingredients, and fruits and vegetables from the region. Additionally, you will meet charming locals and have the chance to take unique pictures.
In the afternoon you can relax in the hotel and mentally prepare yourself for a salsa lesson. The dance school is located in the historic center of Cartagena and at walking distance of the hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel Tres Banderas