The South American Journey Begins... January 15th 2018 We arrived in Cartagena mid afternoon and checked into Hostal Mamallena inside the old walled city. The hostal is owned by Becky's former boss when she worked at Mamallena Panama City. Stuart has since moved and set up the Cartagena hostal and was there to share in old stories, dinner and drinks. He also provided advice on things to do around Cartagena and Colombia.
The old city dates back 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