South America

Faces of Colombia

Enjoy seeing the smiling faces of locals from Bogota, Cartagena, La Boquilla, Santa Marta and Tayrona Parque. Let Best Cultural Destinations offer you a unique encounter with Colombia's culture and heritage before you travel!

Faces of Colombia

Cartagena & the Magical Catalyst of Mid-Life

Adventure through the traditional neighborhoods of Cartagena, Colombia, home of author Gabriel Garcia Marquez's 'Magical Realism' literary genre! Meet local Iliana Restrepo Hernandez, who describes magical realism as when 'daily events are coated with the awe of the unbelievable.' Cartagena's colorful palenqueras in Plaza Santa Domingo are just one example of the city's magic.

Cartagena & the Magical Catalyst of Mid-Life