Cartagena, it's historical centre being a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a popular destination in Colombia. It was founded by the Spanish conquerors and used for years as one of the main ports to ship goods and people between Europe and South America and the Caribbean.
From the Cartagena Travel Guide
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My husband and I stayed at the Marlin while traveling. The location is good. But this hotel is very, very, very, loud. We did not sleep at all, doors slammed all night, guest yelling and singing all night. The rooms are so small, we could not open the door fully to get it as it hit the bed. ... more
The colonial old city of Cartagena
Next it was off to the coast to check out Cartagena, the most visited city in Colombia and supposedly a gorgeous colonial city again leaving involved its usual amount of drama. Once again ...
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