Cartagena, Spain – 2016 Aug 31

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…

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Panama Cruise. Cartagena, Colombia.

There is something to be said about sailing, when you can watch a sunrise at 06:01 and smooth, calm waves greet you as you arrive in Cartagena, Colombia. This bustling, skyscraper skyline city is named after Spain’s Murcia region. Although it’s one of the oldest cities of the New World, it is a modern metropolis.…

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