SOAKING UP COLONIAL HISTORY – The massive bulk of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, the largest fortification Spain built in the West Indies, makes it easy to grasp Cartagena's importance as a port from the 16th century.
Hotel San Pedro de Majagua, Cartagena, Columbia - Colombia's offshore Caribbean island getaway. The Coral Islands of Rosario (Colombia's biggest reef system) are a protected Natural National Park off the south-west coast of Cartagena de Indias. Tucked away on the largest of these 27 islands is the Robinson Crusoe retreat. It can be reached in 50 min by speedboat from Cartagena. Originally the site for French painter Pierre Daguet's house and studio, it's now an eco-luxe escape. 17 rooms.
Arepas! And Other Street Food Adventures in Cartagena