In recent years, Cartagena has become a central vacation stop not only for Colombians but also tourists from around the world. Each year hundreds of cruise ships make a stop in Cartagena. Surrounded by beautiful beaches, constant warm weather and a peaceful environment, Cartagena ranks as the safest city in all of Colombia.
Often the setting for film and television, Cartagena has been the backdrop for movies including the critically acclaimed Romancing the Stone which stars Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, and Danny DeVito. Will Smith claims he fell in love with Cartagena while filming Gemini Man, adding that he loves the people and culture of the city. These are just a few of the movies that have been filmed in Cartagena. Taking in the breathtaking scenery of this seaside city will make you understand why Cartagena remains so popular with movie directors.
Besides the scenic appeal, Cartagena has a reputation for being home to many of Colombia's most attractive single women. Each year in November, Cartagena hosts the Miss Colombia Beauty Pageant. The Miss Colombia Pageant coincides with Independence Day in Colombia, which culminates with several parades and celebrations. Cartagena becomes one big party for the week leading up to the crowning of Miss Colombia. Models, actresses and the elite travel from all ends of Colombia to celebrate this event.
Cartagena owes much of its increased popularity with male tourists to the stunning Latin women that reside there. The culture of the people in Cartagena is indicative for finding a special woman. Easy going with traditional family values, where husband and family always come first, not to mention the pure beauty found in Colombian women. No wonder so many men travel to Cartagena each year in search of a wife.
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