Day 15 – Tuesday – Oct 9 – Cartagena, Columbia October 10th 2012 Welcome to Cartagena. This is the first time we have ever been South America. We can check off a new continent from our to-do list.
The ship docked a little after 7:00 this morning but our tour did not start until after 9:00. So we did not have to get up especially early and we were able to have a leisurely breakfast. The Horizon Court was pretty busy but our evening wait ... 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