Story & photos by Josephine Parr Legend has it that the colorful buildings of Cartagena used to be white until an ophthalmologist, who owned a paint store, convinced the town leaders that white buildings in the bright sun were bad for citizens’ eyes, resulting in everyone having to repaint
By Gerrie Summers Mention that you’re off to Cartagena, and intrepid travelers just might be a bit envious. Those who aren’t familiar with the South American city will say it sounds exotic. But then mention that Cartagena is in Colombia, you’ll probably see an eyebrow raise and hear a little
Reviewed by Richard West Perhaps you’ve noticed the recent spate of travel articles on Colombia, hitherto a pariah country of ab ovo civil war and bad Karmageddon-esque drug creation, using, exporting, and killing. Most of us have avoided it or thought of Colombia as an imaginary land like Swift’s Lilliput.
By Platao Rocha If you are going on a business trip, why not do it in style? And with the recent signing of the Free Trade Agreement between the US and Colombia, chances are Bogota may be on your travel schedule some time in the future. The country has the