The Independence of the Seas sailed into Cartagena today, a major naval seaport since the 16th century. It’s history was ruled by Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines and Spanish Bourbons. It’s a walled-in city centre, which includes a remarkable Roman theatre from the 1st century B.C. (Who decided this??) One of the highlights of the city is nearby Mar Menor, a salty lagoon where Moorish Kings came to recharge their body and soul. Also home to the largest underground lake in the world, Lake Martel, Porto Cristo and the famous Cuevas del Drach. Local artisans continue the longtime tradition of manufacturing pearls in this Balearic island destination. It was 28C and pure sunshine! On board tonite, is 70’s disco and an inferno party under the stars.

Tomorrow . . . We visit Palma de Majorca!

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