The islet of Santa Cruz

Cartagena Colombia

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Cartagena de Indias

The walled city, pride of Colombia

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The islet of Santa Cruz - A home for fishermen

Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

The islet of Santa Cruz

Located between the islands of Tintipán and Múcura, two hours south of Cartagena, the island of Santa Cruz is one of the most densely populated territories in the world, since about a thousand people live on less than three acres of land. Its streets are narrow, the houses are painted in bright colors, and the football field is no more than 50 feet long and 20 feet wide.

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This city is an open-air museum, but has more than just culture and history to offer. Cartagena is also a traveler destination for beaches, water sports, and crafts, among other things.