This is a spectacular landscape where you see the Visa Barranquilla city in all its glory. I shot this video with some friends when we went for a walk and then extreme biking and we had a good time I hope you enjoy it haha.
The Museo del Caribe was the first regional museum in Colombia. It specializes in the Colombian Caribbean, focusing on the area's environmental, historical and socio-cultural dimensions. The museum promotes the building of a distinct identity and aims to preserve the cultural and historical memory of the Colombian Caribbean people. There's audiovisual content and plenty of interesting exhibits. This is a museum of living culture, a space for intercultural dialogue and collective construction of stories and memories. The museum is a permanent space for reflection on the past, present and future of the region. Under the guidance of Brazilian museographer Marcello Dantas, it offers a vision of the past, present and future of the Colombian Caribbean.
Barranquilla is the fourth most populated city in Colombia, after Bogota, Medellin and Cali, and is the capital of the Atlantic province in the north of the country. 20 minutes from Baranquilla is the Castillo de Salgar built by the Spaniards in 1848 on the ruins of the older fort of San Antonio. It is located at a site that was considered very important and strategic to spot smugglers' vessels that were trying to avoid paying taxes. Later the office moved to Barranquilla and the castle become obsolete and was abandoned for over 60 years. In 1940 it was restored to be used as a recreational center by the Ministry of Education. Finally, in the late twentieth century, the castle was restored and is now used as a center for cultural exhibitions.
Some of the pictures taken with this camera are exceptional for me. Thank you for allowing me to participate. I'd like to tell you that this is a bridge which was named historical heritage of humanity.
Since coming to live here I've changed my life and many aspects of how I think. I always go to a place called the Malecon and salgar castle where I relax and take pictures of sunsets. I thank God for allowing me to get to know and live here.
The Pumarejo bridge is a structure that crosses the Magdalena river 20 kilometers from its mouth in the Caribbean Sea. It connects the city of Barranquilla, in the northern part of Colombia, with Sitionuevo. Officially, the bridge is known as "Laureano Gomez" but everybody calls it by the name of its creator, Alberto Pumarejo, a Colombian liberal politician who was born in Barranquilla, and grew up to be mayor of the city. The bridge was designed by the Italian Ricardo Morantti and was inaugurated in 1974, by President Misael Pastrana Borrero. There is currently a project to build another bridge next to the current one, that will connect Barranquilla with Santa Marta. The new bridge will be 2247 meters long and have 990 meters of viaduct connections and access, as well as two three-lane carriageways on each side. Once the new bridge - which will be officially named after Pumarejo - is up and running, the former will be demolished.