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
Bird guides for 1/2 days shore stops - Cartagena / Bonaire
). Ports of call will be Cartagena (Nov. 16), Bonaire, Aruba & Curacao. I plan to do some snorkeling while at Aruba & Curacao, but woulkd love to do some birding while at Cartagena and on the island of Bonaire. While in Cartagena, I have been told the Jardin Botanica at Turbaco is a good spot and not far away ...
Spend New Year in Colombia
Which is the best place in Colombia to spend New Year? Bogotá, Cali, Medellín, Cartagena? Thank you all! Leo. ...
Before Cartagena I’d barely seen another tourist in Colombia except for in the hostel in Cali. Maybe they were all in Cartagena.. Colombia's most expensive city and a top destination for Caribbean ...
Posted in Sabbatical 2011 by Stevie_A