Zombies in Revolt

Stories of ghosts and appearances of the dead are common in Cartagena de Indias. Virgins, pirates, saints, and deceased international personalities have appeared on walls, basements, alleys, and other public and private spaces of the city since colonial times. In June of 2009 I was shocked by the news about the apparition of phantom of […]

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Exploring Caribbean food culture in Cartagena de Indias: La Calle de Tripita y Media

The streets of Cartagena de Indias, in Colombia, are full of history, flavors, and colors. Both in their names and architecture, in their walls and cobbles, their balconies and doors, the streets of what is now called the old city, offer a great experience to the pedestrian. Locals and visitors enjoy the walks and are […]

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