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  • Day14

    Tour de Cartagena

    October 21, 2019 in Colombia ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

    Today I did a historical tour through Cartagena. The spaniards arrived 1501 in Cartagena and the cirty was founded in 1533 and is after Santa Marta the oldest city in Colombia. The cities full name is Cartagena de Indias after the Spanish city and the to differentiate de Indias in its relation to west India. The city was attacked sometimes because its relevance as harbour for examply by the british "pirate" Francis Drake. After that they built a wall around the city and was never taken again. Cartagenas colonial archutecure is amazing.Read more