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The Jewel of the Caribbean!

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The beautiful city of Cartagena is situated in the north of Colombia, on the Caribbean coast. It is a very interesting place to visit. One of the main reasons I wanted to visit this city was because of a famous film, in the 1980s with Kathleen Turner, and Michael Douglas. The film was called ‘Romancing the Stone’.

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Cartagena is a port city on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. By the sea, is the walled Old Town, founded in the 16th century, with squares, cobblestone streets and colourful colonial buildings.

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With a tropical climate, the city is also a popular beach destination. Reachable by boat are the Isla de Barú, with white-sand beaches and palm trees, and the Islas del Rosario, known for their coral reefs.

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This city is amazing and so colourful. It has a sad story as well. It one of  the main ports of the slave trade, which brought a…

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