|01-16-2013, 01:48 PM||#29|
Disney Kool-Aid Drinker
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Lynnwood, WA
Day 10 - Cartagena de los Indios
After the exciting day transiting the Panama Canal, we were unprepared for the excitement and beauty of our port day in Cartagena de los Indios, Colombia.
Fort San Fernando, on Bocachica Island, protects Cartagena's harbor from pirate attacks
Cartagena de los Indios
Crewmembers paint over the scrapes from the prior day's canal transit
A 500 year old wall surrounds the Old City
Ft. San Felipe protected Cartagena from pirate attack. Cartagena was Spain's "Fort Knox" as Spain looted the treasures of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations, and thus pirates made Cartagena their prime target
We're going canoeing through a mangrove swamp!
Ice-cold coconut water after the canoe trip!
Section of the wall surrounding the old city
Residence in Cartagena
Back to the ship!
Scrapes and scratches from our passage through the canal the day prior
Dock in Cartagena
It's time for Pirates IN the Caribbean!
John joins in the interactive games for kids on deck!
Fireworks in the Caribbean!
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