GABO. ¡A MAGIC REALISM!

Cartagena’s culture if colorful, full of stories, nice music, delicious food, funny characters, cold beers and always a cool friend to meet. Join this experience and be a local for 4 hours. Be ready to sweat and have fun in an amazing local community.

García Márquez is one of those characters who makes you fall in love with each of the stories in his novels. He allows each of his readers to be transported to the corners he describes in his small words. His inspiration arouses love and joy in his readers and without a doubt, one of the best examples of his inspiration is the Cartagena de Indias. Colonial and Republican history which inspired Gabo to write "Of love and other demons" and "Love in the time of cholera."

This city was the perfect setting to permit Gabo to convey his ecstasy through his literature causing countless readers to fall in love with his writings.. This experience leads us to discover each of the places that inspired this master of magical realism. The stories, anecdotes behind his books and his fascination with this magical city, Cartagena de Indias.


WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Hotel pick up for people staying in the old city
  • Bottled water
  • Bilingual professional tour guide ( English - Spanish)
  • Coffee
  • 2 hours discovering Garcia Márquez's legacy

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW 

DETAILS

Hour

09:00 am or 4:00 pm

Duration

2 hours

Meeting point

Adolfo Mejía Theater

Category

Private experience

Availability

Mon-sun

ACCESS TO OUR ONLINE EXPERIENCES

ACCESS TO OUR ONLINE EXPERIENCES 

¡We are excited to keep sharing our history and traditions with all of you! Our new virtual tours content shot with drone footage will cover all aspects of our beautiful city, as if you were on foot!! Come discover the beauty of the old town, take a cooking class with a local family, explore the colorful graffiti and learn about their meanings, and even learn salsa dancing and champeta with a professional dancer. Everything has been planned to give you a Cartagena experiences from the comfort of your own home.