Things to Do Outside the Walled City of Cartagena

Things to Do Outside the Walled City of Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia (B)

Getsemaní, a neighborhood outside the walled city, once a poor area is now a hip place to visit. I accidentally found a B&B in this area, and it turned out to be conveniently located for visiting both the walled city and the Castillo San Felipe de Barajas.

At times, specifically during the heat of the day, the 15 minute walk seemed just a touch long for a short rest in the A/C, but otherwise, the nightlife, restaurants, and eclectic feel was enjoyable. While I enjoyed the walled city, I found myself spend a lot of time outside of it as well.

I stayed at Les Lezards Bed & Breakfast which is the number one Bed and Breakfast in Cartagena on TripAdvisor. The best part of Les Lezards to me, was the staff. Bertha was amazing. She told me not to take a taxi as I could walk every where day and night safely. She provided me some of her favorite restaurants in Cartagena. When not on site, she was extremely responsive on What’s App. And finally, I was trying to book a tour in Boquilla and my phone wasn’t working, so she called for me and arranged the whole thing! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to Do Outside the Walled City of Cartagena
Guide Location: Colombia » Cartagena
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Les Lezards Bed & Breakfast
  • Iglesia de Santísima Trinidad
  • Socorro
  • Caffé Lunático
  • Beer & Laundry
  • Santa Clara Hotel
  • Bazurto Social Club
  • Plazuela Del Pozo
  • Bonche Gastrobar
  • Plaza De Santísima Trinidad
  • Santa Isabel Foodtrucks
  • Monumento India Catalina
  • Monumento a Los Zapatos Viejos
  • Castillo San Felipe De Barajas

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