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Cartagena: De cantón, a pabellón turco y estado estadounidense

Una de las razones por la que me gusta la historia es porque encierra detalles tan curiosos como divertidos. Y esta entrada, como otras anteriormente, se va a encargar de sacar a la luz algunos hechos que si bien no pasaron de ser anecdóticos, sí que pudieron haber provocado situaciones con una repercusión hasta hoy en día. 1,399 more words

Colombia: Cartagena is Magical Realism

 

Those who travel to Cartagena come to the best preserved colonial city in the Americas.  Declared by the World Heritage Site by UNESCO, bordered by walls, bastions and fortifications; alongside with its houses, legends and secrets. 159 more words

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Mompox Depression

In 1989, Gabriel Garcia Marquez decided to write the definitive definition of Mompos. “Mompox doesn’t exist,” he wrote “we sometimes dream about her, but she doesn’t exist.” It was only after being stuck on a bus for fifteen hours looking for the damn place that I began to suspect he was talking literally. 1,539 more words

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Don't tell me, it's not worth tryin' for...

Yesterday I was woken up at 7am by the fella next door playing a hardcore Colombian dance version of Bryan Adams’ ‘everything I do, I do it for you’. 1,158 more words

Cartagena

The Walled City - Cartagena, Colombia

Plaza de Santisma Trinidad

Walled City

Walled City

Ft. San Felipe

Walled City

Walled City

Cartagena Street Scene

After two painless flights I arrived in… 554 more words

Colombia

A Day at the Spa

One recent morning, Lisa’s inner princess woke up and demanded a day at the spa. I’ve learned to navigate such potentially perilous waters well over the years and so my response was… sure! 318 more words

Colombia