If you enjoy colonial towns, Cartagena is one of the best to visit. It's hot and humid most of the year. The architecture is stunning. The colors are vibrant. The food and beverage is fish, seafood and really fun – and oh, by the way, it’s delicious. The locals are welcoming. It's a major tourist trap - but I don't care. I love it here!!! Founded as a major port in 1533, the city was originally known as Cartagena de Indias - named after the city of Cartagena, Spain, which its
Guadalajara de Buga (commonly referred to as Buga), is a small town located in the southwest section of Colombia between Santiago de Cali (aka Cali) and the Zona Cafetera (the coffee-growing region of Colombia with stunning valleys and beautiful colonial towns). As you pass by Buga, on national route 25, it looks like many other towns throughout this culturally-rich country. However, this town has an incredible story - one that draws 3 million pilgrims and visitors annually.