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Bocas de Cenizas

Calle 106 con Carrera 89, Barranquilla, Colombia
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Ranked #10 of 27 Attractions in Barranquilla
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I found this place very unconventional and interesting. Anyway I recommend to go with some locals because it's unsafe to go by yourself.

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Kingsnorth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

There is not much information about this place even from the locals. I asked in many parts of the city about it and most of them did not know anything about it. Even the taxi driver took me until "Las Flores", thinking that perhaps I meant that place because it is beside Magdalena river; even though I asked in Spanish.... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

On our visit to Barranquilla, we had a unique opportunity to visit to Bocas de Ceniza where the Rio Magdalena joins the Caribbean Sea, on a “Pilot Boat.” The day was a typical warm and sunny day but by the time we arrived at the pier’s turned to be very windy. Two pilots were aboard the small vessel ready to... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Its not easy to get there, and you will see this when you willtake the train:)) The train is something like a big box with an engine that works only manually, the "driver" has to force it to work. In this "box" can fit like 20 people squashed, or 10 people easy. IF the train meets another train on the... More

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