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Cartagena’s Old City

Cartagena’s Old City

The Old City is the Place to Be Planning a vacation to Cartagena? Cartagena’s Old City is the place to stay. Why? It offers a unique vacation experience unlike anything you’ll find anywhere else! Sure, the beach high-rises in the Boca Grande area are nice but you can book four walls and an air conditioner anywhere. Don’t you want something with a…

Antiguo Convento de San Francisco

Spanish Colonial Architecture

Spanish Colonialism's Indelible Mark on Central and Southern America During the 16th and 17th centuries, Cartagena, Colombia was one of the most important ports in the Spanish Empire, funneling slave labor into the new world and riches (gold and emeralds, tobacco, sugar cane, and coffee beans) out. As such, the port of Cartagena, Colombia, (founded in 1533) became home to some of…

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