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Travel Photo of the Day: Castillo de San Felipe Cartagena Colombia

During the seventeenth century, the Spanish paid for prominent European military engineers to build the fortresses which are today Cartagena’s most significant identifying features. Engineering works took well over 208 years and ended with some eleven kilometers of walls surrounding the city, including the Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas shown below. In 1984, Cartagena’s […]

Sailing to Colombia

Travel Photo of the Day: Cartagena Skyline

We sailed from Panama to Cartagena Colombia in a 32ft sailboat. After 4 days of sailing; 2 days of island hoping in San Blas and 2 days of open sea, the city skyline began to appear across the horizon. At first glance it resembled Miami, but behind the high rise buildings is a enchanting colonial […]

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