Thursday, May 18, 2006

Colombia Web Directory in english
Posted by: admin on Wednesday, May 10, 2006 - 08:32 PM 77 Reads
We just installed a new interactive webdirectory that needs your help: is a new human-edited Colombia directory of the Web, dedicated to an English speaking audience. All listings get reviewed manually by our editors in terms of content and technical quality.
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Cartagena Guide: Buying Real Estate in Colombia
Posted by: admin on Thursday, April 27, 2006 - 07:18 PM 156 Reads
From 28th until 30th of April Colombian Real Estate Brokers will present themselves on "donde Vivir e invertir en colombia", a Miami Trade Show held in Hilton Airport Hotel in Miami. Mainly dedicated to Colombians living in US, several Cartagena real estate companies participate with their latest projects. The event is supported by Colombian Foreign Ministry, Proexport and more. The official homepage of the event includes a spanish language guide on buying real estate from abroad. The national newspaper El Tiempo as well dedicated a section on buying property in Colombia.

Cartagena Guide: Cartagena in the news
Posted by: admin on Thursday, March 23, 2006 - 11:09 AM 443 Reads
Webauthors spend hours on investigating site statistics: Where do our readers come from, how long do they stay, where do they go, what are the readers looking for? Is the traffic increasing, decreasing, stable? While Cartagena tourism raised by 40% within 2005 the number of visitors on tripled. But last week we got a litlle nervous: From day to day our hits went to numbers we would never expect for a small webpage about a small caribbean destination. Initially we investigated a possible denial of service attack and searched for defaced subdomains. Good news though: The reason for the increased interest in Cartagena were three newspaper articles in USA Today, CNN and New York Times within one week.
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Cartagena Guide: New Cartagena Webcam
Posted by: admin on Saturday, December 10, 2005 - 12:33 PM 1017 Reads
We just found a new Cartagena Traffic Cam, pointing at Avenida Santander. Just follow the link on

Cartagena Guide: Cartagena will host UNWTO 2007
Posted by: admin on Friday, December 02, 2005 - 09:45 PM 751 Reads
Cartagena will host World Tourism Organization General Assembly of 2007. "La Heroica" got elected with 61 to 47 votes over competing city Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) on yesterdays assembly of World Tourism Organization -formerly WTO, now UNWTO- in Dakar (Senegal). - (During the same event the former WTO acquired its new status as a specialized agency of the United Nations.)
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Cartagena Guide: Rubén Blades will be jury member of Cartagena Film Festival 2006
Posted by: admin on Thursday, December 01, 2005 - 07:46 PM 744 Reads
Rubén Blades is a Panamanian salsa singer, songwriter, actor and politician. His most famous songs are "Pedro Navaja" and "Chica Plástica", which made him become one of the most popular salsa voices. The graduated harvard lawyer won 4 grammies, acted in numerous movies like “Dead Man Out” (with Danny Glover) and got 20% of the votes running for president in Panamas 1996 election. In march 2006 he will be a jury member on the Cartagena International Film Festival.
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Ted Simon visits CaribeNet
Posted by: elkin on Friday, March 22, 2002 - 10:35 PM 3299 Reads
Ted Simon, the man who rode a motorcycle around the world in the 1970's, dropped in to CaribeNet recently. He was visiting Cartagena as part of his re-enactment of his original journey, which also passed through Cartagena. Ted's book about the original journey, Jupiter's Travels, sold over 400,000 copies and was translated into 6 languages. He is writing a second book about this trip and with the view to showing how much the world has changed (or stayed the same) in the ensuing years. Ted, now 70 years old, was held up in Medellin by an accident that wrecked his BMW motorbike and broke his collarbone. But that didn't stop Ted, only delayed him.
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