Daily Archives: April 6, 2013

Daily Archives: April 6, 2013

Santa Marta, Colombia

Posted on by Erica Duncan in Colombia | Comments Off on Santa Marta, Colombia

Santa Marta is a charming beach town located just five hours from Cartagena. The main streets are constantly abuzz with vendors hawking cell phone cases, fresh limeade and yellow soccer jerseys; the side roads are narrow, old-fashioned and (thankfully) easy to navigate. Siesta time is taken seriously in Santa Marta—most businesses are closed from 12-2PM and restaurants shut down from 3-6PM—we quickly learned to run errands and eat lunch early in the day to avoid wandering through a ghost town …