Aracataca Travel Guide

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Aracataca, Magdalena is a lovely little town with a splendid history and culture. Just an hour and a half south of Santa Marta it's an excellent trip to visit a real Colombian town, for a couple of days... Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born here and he found his inspiration for many of his books including; one hunderd years of solitude, here and many of the important sights are accesable for visits. Don't miss out on the museums (museum house and the house of the telegraph)the river, the church, the canal the african palm tree forest, barrios where time hasn't gone by since 200 years. etc... The recommended place to stay in Aracataca is The Gypsy Residence; Discover Macondo in the heart of Aracataca and feel what it is like to be a character in a nobel prize winning novel...


June 10, 2011 new by aracataca