Category: Colombia

Tall Ships and Side Trips

As you will have worked out from the last blog post we really love Cartagena and have continued to take advantage of all it has to offer. However something we weren’t expecting, and which most visitors to the city don’t get the chance to see, was the “Sail Cartagena de Indias 2014” Tall Ships Festival. …

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Culture in Colourful Cartagena

When we left the UK, a number of places we have been e.g. Haiti, Cuba and Guatemala were not on our list of countries to visit possibly because they are not on the “usual” route through the Caribbean to the Panama Canal and beyond and/or possibly because they had/have a reputation of being “unsafe”. But, …

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Passages to and from the San Blas [Kuna Yala]

Since my last post we have sailed two passages and spent the 4-5 weeks between them in the Kuna Yala. I was going to try to capture it all in one blog entry but decided that it might be better to split it up and, for this first post, just tell you about the two …

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