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Tunnels carried men and provisions unseen  
   

Tunnels carried men and provisions unseen

With excellent acoustics so they could easily hear an enemy's footfall, these tunnels also allowed soldiers and materials to move secretly from one area of the huge fort to another
Cartagena the invincible--almost

January 24th 2015
Geo: 10.4137, -75.5336Built in the mid 1600s and expanded a couple of times, this fort became Spain's largest in any of her colonies. It's humungous and entirely takes up the top of a 130' hill with a perfect location to protect the rich port from marauders by land or by sea. Cartagena was South America's first port. Imagine it. All the wealth from Peru's silver, Colombia&# ... 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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