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Colombia

Cartagena

Cobbled streets, balconies with blooming bougainvillea, and pastal plazas makes one of Latin America's most photogenic cities. Founded in 1533, this Spanish Colonial city is steeped in history. It's location made a popular port for plunderers and pirates. There is signs of the city's pirating past on every corner. Castilla de San Felipe de Barajas, the city's largest fortress was built to fend off pillagers. Old dungeons turned boutiques and souvenir shops are well worth the trip.

Posted by 2seniortraveler 17:00 Archived in Colombia Comments (0)

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