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Address: Calle 106 89, Barranquilla 080001, Colombia
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An adventure for sure, but worth it !

Tips: - Round trip in the "Train" is 15,000 pesos. If you have more than 5, you could get for 10,000 - Wear sneakers or closed toe shoes. - You will walk by very poor homes. Be... read more

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I last visited Bocas de Cenizas acting as chaperone to an unusual couple...she a pert young Colombian single mother and university student of mine and he a balding impotent son of Italian immigrants who had arrived in England presumably fleeing Mussolini´s Italy. I thought it would prove to be a romantic trip that would kindle the flames of passion and... More 

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Tampa, FL
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tips: - Round trip in the "Train" is 15,000 pesos. If you have more than 5, you could get for 10,000 - Wear sneakers or closed toe shoes. - You will walk by very poor homes. Be kind and respectful - If you have "weak stomach" don't use any of the restrooms in the route. - Water is for sale... More 

Thank JJnKT
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started by Las Flores, and took the makeshift trolley. It was a long and bumpy ride. It took us as far it goes along the rocks. We had to climb up and over. But in the end, the view is great.

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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This trip is so unsafe it is ridiculous. The pictures are very deceiving because it is not a "train". It is a railroad cart on a very dilapidated track on a very narrow road, with the ocean on one side and the river on the other.everybody was really worried about the safety conditions, parts of the tracks are broken, we... More 

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38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My advise, get sunblock, a hat, sunglasses, camera, something to drink and around 30000-50000 pesos, depending if you wanna eat or buy fruits on the way. I payed 15000 for the train and 2*10000 for the taxi to and from my hotel. Bought some water and fruit at the starting point, the water is only 1500-2000, they will try to... More 

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This is something to do in Barranquilla that will kill a few hours. Los Flores area is dangerous so becareful when moving around here. Saying that, the river mouth area seems safe to walk, and it is a long, long windy walk. It takes a lot longer than you think to reach the end of the jetty. The little 'trains'... More 

Thank Center O
Bogota, Colombia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

There is not much to do in Barranquilla, this is one of them if you lik eto walk and watch the sea. The plan is to walk through a long pier and look at the Magdalena river to your right and the Caribbean sea to your left. Watch boats pass by. At the very end there is a small slum... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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55 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My tour guide took me here but was an awful trip just to see ocean and river, there's small, old trains not comfortable at all they will take you half way (50 minutes) then you need to walk another 45 minutes and was scary, nasty place. Do not get there just spend time in another place in town.

1 Thank Jehnson J
Miami, Florida
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

It was a great day trip for us. 'Make sure you wear sneakers, sunscreen and as little clothes as possible. It's very HOT! We took the train to the end that leaves you in a little "town". From there you walk to the end, which is about a 30-45 minute really rough walk. You literally have to balance on rocks... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We wanted to see something special regarding the great Rio Magdalena, to bad there is no really developed tourist attraction regarding this big river. We got a taxi from our hotel and he was willing to bring us beyond the small train waiting place (not really a train, more like small carts on old rails) to the mouth of the... More 

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