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Medellin to Cartagena Bus
From Medellin to Cartagena there are 500 mi (805 km) of route on the highway, going through a distance of 14 hours travelling by the intercity buses of the transportation companies Brasilia and Rapido Ochoa. If you buy your tickets online you will save a lot of time to planify your trip. The climate of Cartagena is tropical, very humid in some months, but warm and nice due to the breezes which refresh the environment. The average temperature is 84 °F (29 °C), and so the sun can be very intense at this Caribbean capital. We suggest you to protect your skin of the radiation to take pleasure in your stay without annoyances. Think about October as the most rainy season.
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Medellin is located at 1495 m a.s.l., just 261 mi (420 kms) away from the capital Bogota. It is known as "The eternal spring city" or the "mountain's capital" nicknames that reflect it's attractive weather. It's history stars a number of indigenous tribes that lived on the region since V b.c. The first contact between the spaniards and the people of the Valley of Aburrá happened in 1541, although due to the lack of precious minerals and the resistance from the locals, the area was initially abandoned.In 1616 Medellín was founded with the name of "Poblado de San Lorenzo". In 1826, Medellín was named as capital of the Antioquia department by the National Congress. Modern day Medellín is a prosperous city in constant industrial and social development.
Situated at an average height of 2 m a.s.l., Cartagena always welcomes you with a new adventure. The "Fortified City" lies 702 mi (1130 km) away from the capital Bogota by bus, and it is considered among the most sought out destinations in all Latin America. Founded in 1533, Cartagena is the capital of the Bolivar department and its situated right next to the seashore of the Caribbean sea, which positions the city right next to to beautiful beaches like la Boquilla, Castillo Grande or Bocagrande. On your route through the urban area you will be surrounded by unique streets where you can relive the history of Colombia through its colonial architecture. Its historic center has been declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO.