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January 27, 2018

After Barichara we went to the scorching hot walled city of Cartagena  (pronounced Car-ta-HEY-na).

We saw many tourist sites in Cartagena but we loved going to the beach. The waves at the beach were big! And yet, those monsters were the things we played in all day. I ha...

January 26, 2018

After enjoying the quaint villages of Villa de Leyva and Barichara, we headed north to Cartagena, a city on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Cartagena is famed for its beautiful old colonial town surrounded by 13 kms of intact century-old stone walls. It was founded in...

January 12, 2018

There were a lot of stray dogs in Villa de Leyva but not as many in Bogota. Although, we are not convinced they are all strays because they look well fed. When you are at a restaurant they come in and beg for food. I feel bad for them and want to feed them but my paren...

January 12, 2018

In Villa de Leyva we went to El Fossil and saw a big dinosaur fossil, the Kronosaurus. It was all intact except its tail and one of its hind legs. It was left in the original place. The Kronosaurus was a marine dinosaur. It had some giant teeth! We also saw a lot of am...

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