Cartagena Travel Guide
Home Hotels Apartments Dental Vacations Advertise Forum Contact
Cartagena Travel Guide

Piccolo Pizzas
Intriga Restraint
Riquisimo Restraint
Ritmo Caribe Disco Bar


to single men traveling to Cartagena

Cartagena Apartments
A Foreign Affair Marriage and dating service
Is Colombia safe?
Events & Shows
History
Sightseeing
Old city
Motorcycle rentals
Cell Phone rentals
Hotels
Hotel Paris
Hotel Caribe
Hotel Capilla Del Mar
Cartagena Hilton Hotel
Las Americas Cartagena Beach resort
Marriage in Colombia

  Maps:

Cartagena
Bocagrande
El Laguito

  Night life:

Night life
Entertainment
Casinos
Jewelers Shops

  Activities:

Sub diving
Deep sea fishing
Chiva bus
Island trips
San Andes Island
    Excursions

Car Rent
Romantic House Carriage Rides

English Lesson
Air travel
Currency Exchange
Cartagena Supermarkets
Comercial Centers
Comunications
Essential Phone Numbers

Real Estate for sale
Apartments for rent
Colombia women

Transport
Weather
Humor




Colombian Embassy

Foreign Consulates

Symbols of Cartagena

Symbols of the City

Flag

Cartagena Flag This is the "oblong" (flag) of Cartagena and has red, yellow and green three concentric quadrilaterals of colors of out toward inside. The green quadrilateral has a white star of eight tips in its center. This flag was adopted after Cartagena of Indies was declared independent of the Sovereign State of Spain in 1811.

Hymn

Suenen trompas en honor
De la noble en inclita Ciudad
que por patria se inmolo
en sus gestas gloriosas de
libertad. (Bis)

"Libertad" ", Libertad"
la fe con ardor grito
y en un once de Noviembre
Fue la heroica Cartagena
quien del yugo las cadenas
cual leona fiera destrozo. (Bis)

This hymn of a choir and a verse was composed by Daniel Lemaitre Tono, Cartagenero manrateful managerial and artistic trajectory. The music added it then the teacher Adolfo Mejia, one of the respected musicians in Colombia.

The letter remembers the fight of Cartagena of Indies to be liberated of the Spanish domain in the first decade of the 19th century. This hymn was made official for the city by the middle of the 20th century. This hymn was made official for the city by the middle of the XX century.

Shield

Cartagena Shield
Colonial
In 1574 the King Felipe II of Spain granted to Cartagena of Indies (in view of the importance that had charged the city) a coat of arms with "two red and lifted lions that have a cross in the means, seized with the hands and as high as the lions, until up, in golden field, and above the cross, a crown among the heads of this lions, with their bell and foliages". This coat of arms could be used in all the official acts of the city.


Republican Shield

Cartagena Shield
Republican Shield
Approach to
the original

Cartagena Shield Recent
Republican Shield
Recent

Cartagena Shield Current
Republican Shield
Current
This shield was the one that was adopted in 1812, when becoming Cartagena of Indies Sovereign and independent State of the Spanish Crown in 1811. It shows to a seated Indian under a palm that sustains a grenade in their right hand, of which feeds a bird. In the left hand has the piece of a broken chain whose another half is in the floor. To the bottom of the illustration the Hill of the Stern, one of the most representative symbols in the city is noticed. This native symbol represents the independence and the freedom reached by the city that was the first one in the Viceroyalty of the New Granada.


cartagena apartments

cartagena apartments

Monthly tours to Barranquilla to meet hundreds of young single women from Barranquilla, Barranquilla women tours.$995 including 4 Star Hotel, single parties and unlimited introductions.

Fiancee Visas!
Fast - Full Service

Let A Foreign Affair and Attorney Maria Jones handle all your Fiancee Visa and Immigration matters

  • Faster Overall Processing Times
  • 100% success rate
  • Fluent in English and Russian
  • Vice Chair of the Immigration Section of the State Bar of Arizona
(602) 553-8178
www.fiancee-visa.com


Hotel Caribe
Hotel Caribe


Pizza Piccalo
Piccolo Pizzas


Loveme.com
Loveme.com


Latin women forum
Latin Women Forum
 © 2004  Cartagena Travel Guide         Advirtise with us         Contact Us