Monday, April 12, 2010

Cartagena de Indias

Cartagena De Indias "Memorias de la colonizacion"


Two colors in the water... blue of the sea with brown of the river Magdalena












The mixture




The entrance Boca Grande (Big Mouth) but is very small (approximately 30 Meters wide)


Finally we arrive to cartagena in La manga, where is the Club Naútico, is near to the old city. Few days later We meet with some friends that we knew in aruba, Kelly and mike, and a very nice family from the boat Ducht dream.

About the price For to make the papers of entrance of the Boat cost 80$ (150.000 Pesos),for the whole paper work.

In Cartagena, There are many interesting places in the old city, from carriages in horse, folkloric dances, restaurants with typical foods, fortress, museums, historical Monuments, theaters, painters, sculptors... It is a very complete city in history and culture.

About Hitory of Cartagena...Starting from their foundation in the XVI century and during the whole Spanish colonial time, Cartagena of Indias was one of the most important ports in America.
November of 1888 cartagena 11 were declared independent of españa.





Estatue of the virgen del Carmen in the Cartagena Bay






Plaza de San Pedro Claver





folkloric Dance in The Plaza Bolívar






Group playing "Tambor" (Drum) typical music yeahhh