Entrance to the Club de Pesca
Service/guard desk at the entrance to the
Net Result at the Club de Pesca
View of the old city from our slip at
Our view at night from our slip
We went out to the old town at night but
sometimes had to climb over the gate...
..at the wall to return to our slips after
11pm. as the guards were at the desk.
The Sofitel Hotel was magnificent in old
town on the edge of the sea.
Their pool side restaurant served a
Sunday Brunch buffet for $10.00 U.S.
Typical street scenes with colorful colonial
One after the other...
All so colorful.
This was a cuban restaurant with live
St. Anne's Cathedral
Never a worry walking in Old Town at
...or by day.
Horse drawn carriages are common in old
The pace was slow and the people
Place de San Marco with its restaurants all
around & internet cafes!
The lobby of a classic hotel at the gateway
to Old Town.
The hotel used to be a monestary. The
altar is the reception desk.
The cloister courtyard was well restored.
There was a display of artifacts found
during the hotel construction.
Topped off with spectacular views from
the rooftop pool.
Views include the modern part of the city
(Isla. Grande) and the bay...
...as well as the cathedral in old town a
few blocks from the hotel.
View into the couryard from the roof top
with it's park in the square
with plenty of benches to sit and watch
people in the shade of palm trees.
Construction in the street
Another square with San Pedro Cathedral
Joe chatting with a local school teacher.
2001 Net Result
Golfito, C.R. - Balboa, Panama
Partial Canal Transit
Pedro Miguel Boat Club
Part II Canal Transit
San Blas Islands
1999-2000 Net Result
We had listened to cruisers rave about Cartagena since the Pacific side and were anxious to experience it ourselves. It was
nothing but spectacular. The people warm and friendly, the food excellent and inexpensive. We never felt unsafe!
We were fortunate to be able to get a guest slip at the Club de Pesca. It's a private fishing club that has about 10 slips open
for transiting boats. The Club is located on a small island across from the Old City. The old city is walled and lit at night. We
were fortunate to have a slip on the very end of the dock which provided us with magnificent views! The walled city is charming
with colorful colonial homes on cobblestone streets. Restaurants were inexpensive, served many various types of cuisines and
This photo album is quite large because it was close to impossible for us to omit any of the numerous shots that give you a
true feeling of this wonderful city!
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