Articles with tag: colombia

Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona: Tayrona Nature Reserve is the main attraction of Santa Marta (as far as I've understood people go in Santa Maria only to visit this nature reserve and the nearby mountain Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, an isolated mountain range, the highest in Colombia. The...
Well, what to say about Santa Marta ? This is the worst place we've visited in Colombia! Here all of the horror stories told about the country are accumulated in this city. Even Medellin with its approximately 5.000 serious crimes per year, appeared much nicer. But when we were going...
Promenade in Santa Marta . Panoramic sights of the city. Simon Bolivar Park. Some protests near the local administration building. Street. Former building of the local administration, now there is some kind of tourist organization. La calle 21, street, where I lived. View...
© petr lovigin,'Cartagena', 2012 Leaving the most "Delicious Colombian" for later, we arrived in  Cartagena.  It seems to be woven from one house, stretched along all the streets, from one flower pot, replicated on all balconies, from one stout African American woman, who fed...
It is nice in Colombia in January - 95 degrees (+35C). To get a heat stroke on the second day of arrival - done! Complete with the change of time zones and unknown to the body food, it turned out 'quite well'. We flew Lufthansa Airlines through the city airport in Frankfurt, we got cheap...
Founded by the Spaniards in Colombia, this  Cartagena  seems much more Spanish than  Cartagena  in Spain. It is an extremely pleasant, clean, positive, sunny town. However, calling it a town is, of course, incorrect. Cartagena is the fifth largest city in Colombia....
Cartagena is one of the most popular cities in Colombia. It is located on the Caribbean coast of the country. Cartagena  was founded by the Spanish in 1533, in the midst of searching for the treasure of the Incas and other South American peoples. The city served as a transit point for...
Originally  Cartagena  made, um... an unexpected impression. Really, what kind of picture do you expect to see when arriving in a city founded by the Spanish in the sixteenth century? That's what we saw. Nothing like the view of the old town with castles, cathedrals, and rich history...