Cartagena continues to be a popular sailing spot. One of the popular ways for tourists to travel to Panama from Colombia is on sailboats leaving Cartagena.
About the author: After traveling on her own for three or four years, Chaya met up with Wade Shepard, the editor of VagabondJourney.com. They were married in 2009, and continue to travel the world together with their young daughter. From time to time Chaya blogs about family travel and life on the road.