Hot in Cartagena August 30th 2008 The night bus to Cartagena took 13 1/2 hours, getting us in at 7:30am. It had the most leg room of any bus we've been on and even had a boys and a girls toilet which we thought was bliss (we all know that men struggle to pee in a stationary toilet, never mind on a moving bus and honestly on the Cuzco to Lima bus we don't think that any of the men managed to get even a drop in the toilet going by t ... read more
South America » Colombia » Cartagena Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more
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