An inside look into the culture of Cartagena
Cartagena is filled with a lot of cultural diversity and was the inspiration of the great Latin-American writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, making it one of the best destinations for enjoying the cultural richness of Colombia. The strong culture is experienced through the art, music, and food. Art is everywhere in Cartagena, from street art, to many galleries and museums which shows how much creativity fills this city. The Afro-Colombian culture has made a lot of music genres in Colombia like “cumbia” and “bambuco” which definitely makes people shake their bodies and have a good time. The food is also a very influenced aspect of Afro-Colombian culture like “arroz con chipi chipi” which is a delicious platter of rice with seafood, the culture mix result in amazing qualities of Cartagena.