Taking advantage of the fact that I live on the Colombian Caribbean Coast, I want to tell you about some of the major cities in this region of Colombia. Today, I want to focus on the cities of Cartagena and Barranquilla, my current city.
Cartagena is not only one of the biggest cities on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia, but is also one of the most popular tourist destinations for both Colombians and foreign tourists. Cartagena, more so than any other Colombian city on the Caribbean Coast, is a living historical city. The overly charming historic city centre (also known as la ciudad amurallada) of Cartagena is still contained within the massive stone walls constructed by the Spaniards, and the historic buildings within the walls are impressively preserved. In addition to offering a unique historical experience, Cartagena also offers a remarkable variety of beach and water…
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