This photo essay was the winner of Hostelworld’s Travel Story of the Year Awards 2013 for the Photo category! Thank you to everyone who voted for it!
Cartagena is one of the most beautiful cities I’ve ever been to. The colours, sounds and atmosphere never cease to make me swoon and it was no different this summer, on my second visit to this coastal Caribbean city in the north of Colombia.
I had the honour of attending a Colombian wedding in Cartagena, for our friends. The wedding was amazing, the best I’ve ever been to, and the entire week there was one of the most memorable and fun experiences I’ve had in Colombia. There were lots of street parties, beach parties, dancing all kinds of Colombian dances, drinking cheap rum, laughing a lot, eating amazing ice-cream, throwing the bride in the air, throwing the groom in the pool and acting like kids on a gorgeous island (yes, fabulous darling!). Oh how I love Colombia and the more time I spend away from there, the more I realize why everyone loves Colombia!
Anyway, I’ve written about Cartagena in more detail before, so I’ll spare the words this time and let the photos do the talking. Enjoy!
Have you ever been to Cartagena? If not, I hope my photos have helped to convince you to visit! It really is very beautiful!