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Museo del Oro: Gold in Cartagena

Cartagena’s Museo d’Oro is brimming with gold: elaborate filigree patterns, animal figures, heaps of jewellery: bracelets, anklets, penis covers, all gold.

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Facades of Cartagena – a photo story

The girls and I recently sailed through the Panama Canal and stopped – all too briefly – in the beautiful, beautiful Colombian city of Cartagena. Cartagena architecture Strolling through the lively old city, I was struck by the vibrant colours of the colonial architecture. Seemed to go well with the sultry heat, too. UNESCO’s World [...]

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