Prices in Colombia

1 Dollar (USD) = 2335 Colombian Pesos (COP)
(USD conversion isn´t accurate, but the COP prices are)

    Taganga, December 16-20

Living and Touring
Bus from Cartagena to Santa Marta = 25,000 COP ($12.50)
Taxi from Sta Marta to Taganga = 10,000 COP ($5)
Collectivo Sta Marta to Taganga = 1,000 COP pp ($.50)
1 night private double (Techos Azules) = 40,000 COP ($20)
1 hour internet = 1,600 COP ($.80)
Laundry Detergent = 1,200 COP ($.60)
1 small tube toothpaste = 1,100 COP ($.55)

Dining Out
Large Veggie Pizza (fed 4) = 30,000 COP ($15)
Fried fish w/ rice, plantains, salad = 10,000 COP ($5)
Fresh fruit shake = 2,000 COP ($1)
Arepa = 1,000 COP ($.50)

    Cartagena, December 13-15, 2008

Living and Touring
1-way flight Bogota to Cartagena = 230,000 COP ($115)
Cab (at night) Airport to Hotel Holiday = 12,000 COP ($6)
1 night private double en suite, fan (Hotel Holiday) = 15,000 COP per person ($7.50)
Internet = 800 COP per hour ($.40)
1 entrance to Museum of History = 10,000 COP ($5)
Horrible tour of MoH = 20,000 COP ($10)
Any collectivo (bus) ride = 1,000 COP ($.50)

    Bogota, December 7-13 2008

Living and Touring
30 min cab ride from airport (set price) = 20,000 COP ($10)
1 Night crappy private double ensuite (Platypus Hostel) = 45,000 COP ($17)
1 Night nicer private double ensuite (Platypus Hotel) = 75,000 COP ($37.50)
1 hour internet = 1500 COP ($.75)
A stick of deoderant = 8000 COP ($3.75)
Museo del Oro entry = 2800 COP ($1.40)
Museo del Oro audio guide = 6000 COP ($3)
RT Funicular to Montserrate after 5pm = 17,000 COP ($8.50)
English to Spanish used Dictionary = 8000 COP ($4)
Small notebook = 5000 COP ($2.50)

Street Food
1 cup Aromatica (sugary tea) = 500 COP ($.25)
Empanada, rice pudding, fried plantain, arepa = 1000 COP ($.50) ea.

Groceries
1 gallon Orange Juice = 9200 COP ($5)
3 heads Garlic = 1800 COP ($.90)
2 servings dried Pasta = 1000 COP ($.50)
2 Remolacha (Beets) = 1300 COP ($.65)
1 Tomato = 140 COP ($.07)
1 small head Broccoli = 650 COP ($.30)
Loaf of whole wheat bread = 1650 COP ($.80)
Aguardiente (liquor) = 21000 COP ($10.50)
Apple Wine = 7000 COP ($3.50)

Dining out
1/2 Chicken w/potatoes & 2 drinks = 9800 COP ($5)
2 Thai Curries w/beer and OJ = 26,000 COP ($13)
Fruit Salad, 2 avenas (rice pudding like drink) and 2 pastries = 10,000 COP ($5)
Large pizza and drinks for 4 people = 24,000 COP ($12)

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