Is not just a market.

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We're offering the real connection with the Cartagena culture beyond the walls, the history of Cartagena de Indias after the Spain crown and how its society has been developed. We will start taking a regular bus to go to the public market, once we arrive to the market the sounds, views and flavors will host our visit. We will try as much things as we can, like Guarapo, the local refreshing drink, Costenita, the local beer and also we are going to learn a lot about the African influence over the Cartagena culture through the food an music, you should know that Cartagena has its own gender of music, Champeta, leaded by the drum and guitars is almost a religion that for sure, we are going to introduce to you, learning the history and development of this special and beautiful city will give you another vision of us. We will finish our experience visiting the same place where Anthony Bourdain ate when hi visited our city and for sure, eating great dishes part of our Caribbean gastronomy.

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Operated by: Beyond the Wall Cartagena

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This is the meeting point, right here we will talk about history of Cartagena, specially, about the indigenas, black comunity and spain crown and the development of this 3 heritages trhough the time.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Mercado Bazurto

This is the whole center of the experience. In the Bazurto market we're going to be walking and talking about the cartagena people culture, we'll try tipical juices of the coast, we'll study and dance Champeta music, it's history and how important it's in the culture of Cartagena, also we'll talk about salsa, vallenato and dancehall too all this music very important at Bazurtos and Cartagena, we'll meet about the neighborhoods around and important icons of the Bazurto Market and we'll see how happy are they making a living daily in the market, we'll eat tipical dishes of Cartagena made by Carbon like Anthony Bourdain right next to the Cecilia's pots, best chef of Bazurto and the most important, we'll be happy!

Duration: 2 hour 40 minutes
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