Colonial splendour... May 14th 2012 It's all in the name, really: Cartagena de Indias. Probably the best-preserved colonial town in the whole of the Americas, and perhaps beyond. Likely setting of García Márquez's wonderful Love in the Time of Cholera. A place I've dreamt of seeing for years and years. And we're here!
So, annoyingly, are the heads of state of almost every nation in North, Central and Sout ... 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
We live to travel - and we travel to live. We've been exploring the globe together for the past 13 years - and there's still so much to see. In March 2013 we moved from the United Kingdom to the other side of the globe - our new home is Tasmania and we look forward to getting to know this gorgeous part of the world.
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