Travel Blogs from Cartagena, Colombia

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Navidad en Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Navidad en Cartagena

A travel blog entry by haeschendoktor

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Weihnachtem mal ganz anders... Den Vormittag habe ich entspannt in einem Liegestuhl des Hostals verbracht, da es zu heiß war, um in der Stadt rumzulaufen. Das habe ich dann erst so ab zwei Uhr gemacht, einfach wieder umherwandern... Entdeckung des ...

Captivating Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Captivating Cartagena

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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One of the oldest colonial cities in South America and certainly one of the most beautiful. Cartagena's old town is a colourful collection of old town houses, flower laden balconies and cobble stone streets. Simply put, a joy to be in. It was founded in ...

Of Accidental Photos, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Of Accidental Photos

A travel blog entry by srarrasmith

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... 600 pictures would fill up my nice new 32 GB micro SD card (since you never get the full, advertised size...different topic). In Cartagena I was sitting well above that 600 mark, with a few gigabytes of music and other stuff to boot, and only maybe 25% ...

Colonial Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Colonial Cartagena

A travel blog entry by dave-mcgowan

... money to do a weekly salsa show, but not having the time, we respectfully declined. Next day we explored the old city of Cartagena. Definitely one of the best colonial cities we've seen - loads of old buildings with balconies and narrow, winding streets. ...

Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Cartagena

A travel blog entry by mikemel

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Playa Blanca, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Playa Blanca

A travel blog entry by tomandlizzie

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16/06/08 - 19/06/08 - L Early rise to get to the marina for 8am to catch our boat to Playa Blanca but ran in to a few problems - the people we bought the tickets from told us that the boat isn´t going until tomorrow but they said ´no worries´ and ...

Colonial Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Colonial Cartagena

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

Coming ...

The city of love!, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

The city of love!

A travel blog entry by filly

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... start rubbing you insisting "promocion, promocion" and your saying "no gracias" then try hit you with a bill. The other irony of Cartagena "City of Romance" is the amount of prostitutes there. We went out as a big group a few nights and all the ...

Oh hi South America!!, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Oh hi South America!!

A travel blog entry by nloon

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... to be that great. Having come from the San Blas our standards are now higher than they already were! Spent two days in Cartagena, one just wandering around the old town and taking in the sunset Ibeeefffa style (with overpriced beers at Cafe del Mar) and ...

Last stop this town: Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Last stop this town: Cartagena

A travel blog entry by marie-line

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... natural, no additives or anything :) I just didn't memorize the address but I challenge anyone for a little search adventure in Cartagena's beautiful streets, the perfect location to wander around...     I went to the mud volcano, hilarious, so ...

Greetings from Colombia / Un informe de Colombia, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Greetings from Colombia / Un informe de Colombia

A travel blog entry by epicult

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... that, good and bad, I was going to have an adventure here! Here are some links to photos until I can get mine uploaded: Cartagena is probably one of the largest, most fascinating living museums in the world. The old town is built entirely inside a ...

The buoyancy properties of humans in thick mud, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

The buoyancy properties of humans in thick mud

A travel blog entry by jled

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... sale.     The next day we hoped on Elise's second and my third 5 hour bus ride between Santa Marta and Cartagena. That night, we stayed in great, cheap place in what could be amazing old building (if they but a few thousand dollars or ...

Cartagena day 2, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Cartagena day 2

A travel blog entry by nick__chadwick

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Sad to miss all the snow! Hope all are well if anyone is actually reading this(?), in the Nueva Lengua escuela en Cartagena. Failed my test unsurprisingly despite my ten weeks of lessons in Brighton and am in the remedial class. Flew out of Madrid ...

Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Cartagena

A travel blog entry by aabrown

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... the Stone ( I really am not obsessed with the film or anything, it is just a good way for you all to visualize Cartagena). It was fantastic, cool views of the city and lots of winding tunnels, which are the best because it is so unbelievably hot, that ...

Cartagena de los Gringos, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Cartagena de los Gringos

A travel blog entry by srarrasmith

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... , people could have at least assumed that the city would grow in size and technology. Cartagena, once a desperately defended military and trade outpost, is now Colombia's biggest tropical tourist destination. I tried to explain this whole train of thought ...

Dec 29, 2015, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Dec 29, 2015

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc

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Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Cartagena

A travel blog entry by beccarose

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... I might start sounding too much like a travel agent.  I'm certain that in ten years if Colombia continues to improve it's security Cartagena will become flooded with tourists and become as expensive as any international city.  I'm grateful we ...

BBQ mit der Crew, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

BBQ mit der Crew

A travel blog entry by doscompletos

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... hatten wir zunächst Probleme ein Hotel zu finden. Deshalb sind wir am Ende alle in der selbsen Unterkunft gelandet. Cartagena ist wohl die bekannteste Stadt an der kolumbianischen Karibikküste. Es gibt unzählige Cafes und schicke Hotels. Die Häuser ...

Land at last, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Land at last

A travel blog entry by polomuiriu

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After fives days at sea, everyone was glad to finally get back on land. Where we had arrived was Cartagena in the north of Colomobia, possibly the prettiest old town I have ever seen. All the old city has been restored and it´s a great place to just ...

De meest romantische stad van de Caraïben, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

De meest romantische stad van de Caraïben

A travel blog entry by liekevanson

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... hostels vol zaten. Gelukkig konden we uiteindelijk bij een hostel in de Hammocks op het dak slapen. Eenmaal een beetje bijgekomen zijn we Cartagena in de koelte (25 graden) van de avond gaan verkennen. En Wauw! Wat is het een prachtige stad! De hele avond ...

Gringoland!, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Gringoland!

A travel blog entry by martinmcnally

Arrived in Cartagena on Thursday night after visiting a mud volcano, ended up looking like Golum from The Lord of The Rings. Had a great time on Thursday night out in town, lots of gringos and good culture here due to Sir Francis Drake and the Spanish. ...

In Colombia, but Darien Gap not traversed...!, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

In Colombia, but Darien Gap not traversed...!

A travel blog entry by dalemountford

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... Colombia at the time and being accepted as part of South America. But the history lesson over with... the door to modern day Colombia was still the Darién region of Panama, more importantly, the Darién Gap. After running around in Panama City for a ...

Sleeping with cockroaches - almost, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Sleeping with cockroaches - almost

A travel blog entry by els_and_peter

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... week in Cartagena looking around its three main districts: Getsemaní; the old centre; and Baranquia. Cartagena is classed as the most beautiful town in Colombia and I quite agree, its historic centre is gorgeous with beautiful colonial architecture and ...

London to Cartagena - November 2012, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

London to Cartagena - November 2012

A travel blog entry by llamatrails

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... the photos(!), if you're interested in seeing what we’ve been up to. Here goes… The Llama trails begin! Amsterdam to Cartagena, Colombia. Many of you have probably been to Amsterdam, so I’m not going to go in to the finer details of our ...

spanish, gold, pirates, forts, canons - want more?, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

spanish, gold, pirates, forts, canons - want more?

A travel blog entry by aaronvdb

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... ... the immigration office here is so busy (cos it´s such a big port) that we actually entered colombia without stamped passports, which was hard to comprehend. cartagena is a beautiful old spanish town, and the city has a history of pirates, gold, forts ...

Beautiful Cartagena, Colombia, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Beautiful Cartagena, Colombia

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian

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032410:  Cartagena, Colombia, South America.  We sailed into the huge Cartagena harbor and I was mesmerized by the beautiful modern skyscraper skyline.  We docked at 9:00 AM.  I am amazed to finally be on South American soil, a first ...

Cartagena by night, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Cartagena by night

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Cartagena

A travel blog entry by tildiz

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Cartagena - the old city Didn't do that much here actually. It was a nice old town (we were only in the historical centro) with a old fort, old houses and streets and loads of horse with wagons.  This were the place where I got my first and hopefully ...

Exploring the magical city of Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Exploring the magical city of Cartagena

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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... ran into San Felipe´s Castle. (see Wikipedia info below) The Castillo San Felipe de Barajas is a fortress in the city of Cartagena, Colombia. The castle is located on the Hill of San Lázaro in a strategic location, dominating approaches to the city by ...

Hot nights and dancing girls, Cartagena, Colombia travel blog

Hot nights and dancing girls

A travel blog entry by jill.and.manuel

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... are quite a few colonial Spanish places around here – they made quite an impact back in the day – although at Cartagena, Francis Drake gave them a good run for their money!). But as well as its cultural heritage, the city also exudes an air ...

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