Posts Tagged With: transportation

Getting around in Cartagena

Just like in most major metropolitan areas, Cartagena has many forms of public transportation.  Some are typical; others are rather ingenious.  Today we look at a few ways to getting around.

In the Historic Center of Cartagena, walking is by far the best way to move around.  We found that we could walk from one side of the center to the other in less than half an hour, if we had to get somewhere in a hurry.  But take your time as you walk — there’s so much to see, from historic architecture to balconies full of beautiful flowers.  And if you get really tired, you can flag down one of the many taxis on the street.

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Getting around in Cuenca

To really see an area, one must travel around.  Because Two Who Trek are not strangers to travel, we used several methods to explore the city.  Here’s a short look at some of our options.

Walking

Walking is the best way of getting around Cuenca, especially in the historic center of the city.  With a good pair of shoes for support and plenty of time, one can get around rather quickly.  Two Who Trek found that during peak times, we could walk through the city center faster than taking a bus or a taxi.  Continue reading

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