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Dec 19

January 5th 2011
Cartegena Columbia Amazing morning, it is hot and muggy. Expected temperature today is 29C and very little cloud cover. We passed through a narrow channel called Bocachica which is 9 miles long to our berth. We slowly travelled through with Fuerto San Jose on our side and Fuerto San Fernando on the other. You can imagine the Pirates trying to come in here past these forts to raid Cartegenas gre ... read more
South America » Colombia » Cartagena

Colombian Flag 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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