Cartagena, ColombiaDecember 24, 2014 in Colombia
This morning we sailed into Cartagena, Colombia. Colombia conjures up many images for me including drug cartels and the places and activities we all saw in "Romancing the Stone". It was unexpected in that the people were friendly and the old town was rich with lovely architecture, fruit vendors and some of the most saturated paint colors I have ever seen.
As you can see from the photos, there is an interesting juxtaposition of old and new. Jim and Nancy were anchored in their boat here 20 years ago at which time there were virtually no highrises.
We keep reminding ourselves that it is Christmas Eve. We will be entertaining the Kleinschmidt's in our suite tonight with room service pizza and a movie-our schedule has been so busy, we need a quiet night while we wait for Santa. We have visions of emeralds dancing in our heads (we are in Colombia after all)! We will toast Christmas with a glass of Limoncello, because nothing says Christmasm like Limoncello.Read more