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Pope Francis’s Historic Visit to Cartagena

Pope Francis’s Historic Visit to Cartagena

  • September 29, 2017

Pope Francis’s Historic Visit to Cartagena Pope Francis recently completed his historic visit to Cartagena and his message of peace and tolerance was well-received by the faithful who flocked to this Caribbean hotspot and center for Catholicism in Colombia. This…

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Where to Stay in Cartagena

Where to Stay in Cartagena

  • July 7, 2017

Where to Stay in Cartagena Hunting for the best place where to stay in Cartagena? You’re not alone. Cartagena has become something of an international tourism magnet over the past few years. Travelers from Europe, North America, and as far…

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Lost City Ciudad Perdida

Lost City Ciudad Perdida

  • March 23, 2017

The Lost City of Ciudad Perdida Looking for something a little more exciting than sitting on the sandy beaches of the Rosarios Islands during your vacation in Cartagena? Not afraid to go a little off the beaten path? There is…

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Horse Drawn Carriage Cartagena

Horse Drawn Carriage Cartagena

  • February 27, 2017

Take a Horse Drawn Carriage Through Cartagena There’s really no better way to see Cartagena than seated in a horse drawn carriage. It’s the perfect way to experience this historic city as you would have two or three hundred years…

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Top 10 Things to Do and See in Cartagena

Top 10 Things to Do and See in Cartagena

  • February 14, 2017

Things to Do and See in Cartagena Planning a vacation in Cartagena can be a bit overwhelming. This city has literally been an international travel destination for centuries. Today it brings a veritable who’s who from all over the world…

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Palenqueras (Fruit Sellers) in Cartagena

Palenqueras (Fruit Sellers) in Cartagena

  • January 25, 2017

The Palenqueras of Cartagena Cartagena, Colombia is full of eye-popping images that can steal the breath straight from any visitor’s mouth. Ornate Spanish colonial architecture dripping with tropical flowers, the majestic fortified wall around the Old City presiding over the…

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Plaza San Diego Cartagena

Plaza San Diego Cartagena

  • January 14, 2017

Plaza San Diego Cartagena Plaza San Diego is yet another charming little square in the heart of Cartagena’s Walled City. It has earned a reputation as a quiet little spot where folks vacationing in Cartagena and locals alike can take…

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Plaza Fernandez Madrid

Plaza Fernandez Madrid

  • January 5, 2017

Plaza Fernandez Madrid in Cartagena Named after the statue of Jose Fernandez Madrid that stands at the center of the shaded park, Plaza Fernandez Madrid is yet another one of the adorable little green zones tucked away throughout Cartagena. It’s…

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Naval Museum Cartagena

Naval Museum Cartagena

  • November 13, 2016

The Naval Museum of the Caribbean in Cartagena Spanish armadas clashing with their English counterparts, pirates and privateers, lost treasures and the sad stories of millions of African slaves—it’s hard to find a single body of water that has a…

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Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel García Márquez

  • November 1, 2016

Gabriel García Márquez: “The Greatest Colombian Who Ever Lived” One of the most influential writers of our time was born in Colombia at the turn of the century and—if not for his opinionated and eccentric grandparents—may have wound up a…

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