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Cartagena

Juliet's House, Verona. The Casa de Giulietta throngs with tourists eager to have their 'Romeo, Romeo' moment on its fabled balcony.

Ultimate sights

The world's most romantic places

Come over weak-kneed and misty-eyed at the planet's best places to fall in love. From Lonely Planet's new book, 1000 Ultimate Sights, out now.

South America

Hot times in old towns

Bogota, Colombia

Bogota rushes, Cartagena reclines, yet both Colombia's mountain-hugged capital and her beachside city of sun make for a heady combination, writes Andrew Taylor.

Colombia

Where heat prevails and hammocks rule

Steve McKenna It's love at first site for this long, narrow, arching strip of soft, white, mainly empty sand.

Colombia

Beauty's dirty little secret

Soaking in it ... tourists laze in the volcanic mud.

After a dip in volcano mud, Shaney Hudson feels a little less over the hill.

Map of Cartagena

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