Daily Archives: March 30, 2013

Daily Archives: March 30, 2013

Cartagena, Colombia

Posted on by Erica Duncan in Colombia | Comments Off on Cartagena, Colombia

We spent our first two days in Cartagena catching up on work and sleep in the Mamallena Hostel with the rest of our shipmates from the Jacqueline. After spending five days together on the boat—laughing, talking, vomiting—we were as close as family, and it felt especially comfortable to have a home base in a new city. Aesthetically, Cartagena somehow manages to maintain the perfect balance of historical ruins and chic modernity within its city walls. Walking through the cobblestoned streets …