Bursting with colour, history and fine colonial architecture, Cartagena is the emerald in Colombia´s crown and Spain´s finest legacy in the Americas. Within easy reach of this lively city are sparkling coral islands, tropical beaches, snow capped mountains and the mysterious Ciudad Perdida, high on many a traveller´s list of Latin American adventures. Includes information on the extraordinarily beautiful islands of San Andres and Providencia. Practicalities section with essential advice on getting there and around. Highlights map and inspirational colour section, so you know what not to miss. Reliable listings that you can trust, including where to eat, sleep and relax. Detailed street maps for Cartagena, Barranquilla, and other key destinations in the region. Slim enough to fit in your pocket. From the historical towns of Mompos and Santa Marta to trekking through the steamy jungle, Footprint´s updated 3rd edition will help you navigate this vibrant destination.