On the northern coast of Colombia, South America lies the city of Cartagena, once fortified for protection against pirates, it is now a thriving city based on industry, construction, commercialism and tourism. Although the city was found in 1533 C.E. by the Spanish, it has been home to numerous indigenous peoples as far back as 4000 B.C.E.
|San Felipe de Barajas’s fortress, Cartagena, Colombia|
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