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A Love Letter to Cartagena

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Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

I love your pink sunsets and blue walls, your orange fruits and green drinks. I love your sleepy chihuahuas and your sidewalk cafes, your rows and rows of jewellery for sale. I love your limonada and sweet coffee for purchase while pigeons fight for pieces of corn scattered by tourists. I love your smiles and your handshakes, your cold beers and your humid nights. I love your music that greets me at every corner, the art that covers your streets, your night sky full of stars and laughter.

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11 Responses to A Love Letter to Cartagena

  1. Audrey | That Backpacker August 7, 2012 at 12:09 pm #

    Ohh that sweet dog!!!! I love the way he is smiling and sticking his tongue out! That is the cutest thing ever!

  2. [Ali] To Be Continued... August 7, 2012 at 2:34 pm #

    Yep – those pups are ridiculously cute!! 🙂

  3. This Battered Suitcase August 8, 2012 at 5:19 am #

    Ha ha, I knew the dogs would be a hit!

  4. I am Megan August 8, 2012 at 9:14 am #

    What magnificent images you have here! And that one with the two pups is just amazing! They look like they are smiling!

  5. Rachel August 8, 2012 at 8:07 pm #

    Gorgeous photos!!

    Rachel
    http://www.postcardsfromrachel.com

  6. Callie August 9, 2012 at 10:30 pm #

    Beautiful pictures – such gorgeous colors on all the buildings! I loved Cartagena so much.

  7. Ekua August 10, 2012 at 6:58 am #

    Great pics! Columbia is at the top of my list of places to visit next. It looks so much like a couple of my other most favorite places – Cuba and the state of Bahia in Brazil!

  8. This Battered Suitcase August 24, 2012 at 3:37 am #

    Thank you so much for all of your comments! Cartagena was indeed a gorgeous place…

  9. Kristina August 26, 2012 at 10:45 am #

    amazing pictures, always wanted to visit cartagena! one day…. 🙂

  10. This Battered Suitcase August 30, 2012 at 1:33 am #

    Kristina – I hope you make it there soon! It’s a fantastic place…

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