Welcome to our wedsite! We are now in the process of planning our wedding! We've created this wedsite as a fun, convenient, and special way for friends and family who are both near and far to participate and celebrate with us. We hope you'll use it to get to know us better and keep up-to-date on our future plans.


Here you can get news, updates and fun wedding events that are in the works. We've also included some fun stuff like a gallery for viewing photo albums, and a way for you to leave us a note in our virtual guestbook!


We are so grateful for all the positive influences in our lives! Thank you to all our friends and family for your love and support over the years. Thanks for sharing this special moment with us!


Paola & Mike





Inmaculate Conception Church
Carrera 57 No. 68-85
Barranquilla, Colombia
Religious ceremony will start at 7:00pm.


Maid of Honor: Sandra De Castro
Best Man: Joe Cathey
Bridesmaid: Maria Patricia Cruz, Berthica Arteta, Rosemary Carrillo & Joanna Vengoechea
Groomsmen: Ryan Steinhardt & Nestor Martinez


The Reception will follow immediately at the Hotel Dann Carlton
Calle 98 No. 52B -10
12th Floor
Barranquilla, Colombia

This is about 15 minutes drive from the Church. A cocktail pre-reception and champagne toast will start at 8:00 in the evening.



Wedding Shower - Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
Mailia Restaurant  - Carrera 53 con calle 85, Barranquilla, Colombia
Time: 6pm


Bachelorette’s Party 1 – Saturday, April 7th, 2012


Bachelorette’s Party 2 – Thursday, April 12th, 2012
Cachao Restaurant – Calle 80 No. 51b-80 Local 2, Barranquilla, Colombia
Time: 7pm


Bachelor’s Party – Thursday, April 12th, 2012
TBD – This one will be one to remember…. Guys, behave.


Rehearsal Dinner – Friday, April 13th, 2012
TBD – Barranquilla, Colombia

The rehearsal dinner will be on Friday night – somewhere special and unique in Barranquilla. (We haven’t picked the restaurant yet). If you trust we will pick a good place.

Where: the city

Enjoy what the Industrial City of Barranquilla Colombia has to offer by taking advantage of its touristic locations.



The tourist center is a visionary project of the Government of the Atlantic, submitted for delivery to the Port of Barranquilla Society Foundation - FUNDAPORT - which makes it unavoidable tourist site and a cultural meeting place, where activities pending rescue the traditional values of the Coast. It opens for visitors every day including holidays, Mondays to Sunday from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM


Castillo de Salgar was built by the Spanish in 1848 on the ruins of the ancient fort of San Antonio, during the colonial era. It is located on a vertical slope, west of the beaches in Salgar. It is a place of historical interest that has served as a Spanish fort, a prison, an institute for the disabled and recently and a institute of the University of Arts of the University of Atlántico. It is one of the few historical monuments with authentic and preserved colonial architecture. It is located in Puerto Colombia, which is 15kms north of Barranquilla; it will cost you 20,000 to 25,000 pesos to go there by taxi.


The theatre was inaugurated on 29th of June 1982 by then president Julio Cesar Turbay Ayala, with the presentation of the gala performance of the Ballet of Canada. Teatro Amira de la Rosa has been a point of convergence, social epicenter of the city and artistic meeting point, where major national and international events take place. There are dance and theatre performances, workshops for children, conferences and writers readings. The area around the theatre is surrounded with gardens and green areas for outdoor shows. It was named after Amira de la Rosa, poet and artist from Barranquilla.


It is the first regional museum in the country, its central theme the Colombian Caribbean is offering its visitors a place to strengthen identity. This cultural and educational complex presents the cultural and historical memory of its people across 6 halls in which it emphasizes the dual membership of the region both Colombia and the Greater Caribbean Basin.

Travel & Lodging


The Hotel Dann Carlton Barranquilla opened its doors to the public on January 16th, 2005. Located in the northern part of the capital of the Department of Atlantico, the hotel is surrounded by the main shopping malls of the city.


It has 142 rooms, 18 Luxury Suites, 8 Grand Suites, 17 Junior Suites and 99 Standard Suites. Also, 7 large rooms for events and conferences with a capacity of anywhere from 20 to 650 persons, a Business Center, El Giratorio (The Revolving) Restaurant Bar, with a view to the sea and the river, the El Oasis Restaurant Cafeteria, El Velero (The Sail Boat) Lobby Bar, a Swimming Pool, a Tropical Terrace, a Spa, a Private Parking, Shopping Stores, a Gymnasium, a Beauty Parlor, a Bank and all the commodities of a five star hotel.


When making your reservation, please use code PAOLA DE CASTRO WEDDING.


Your Stay Includes: Breakfast Buffet in the Oasis Restaurant & Wi-Fi access


Travel & Lodging: Hotel Dann Carlton, Barranquilla Colombia

Calle 98 Nº 52B - 10 • PBX: +57 (5) 367 7777 - +57 (5) 373 7777

Reserves: +57 (5) 367 7719 - 367 7721 •

TollFree: 018000 520 777

Fax: +57 (5) 367 7716

Barranquilla - Colombia




Photos: the perfect combination

Fiesta Loca

Fiesta Seria


Video: in action