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Palenque de St Basilio tour – Amazing experience
The Palenque de St Basilio tour is to know the authentic history of a large part of the population, it is not only about slavery, there is too much more.
If you are going to travel to the Americas, you should know that its history is linked to conditions of slavery, conquests and struggles from the remote past, with the Palenque de St Basilio tour we will take you to discover a very interesting and beautiful part of our nation .
What is Palenque de St Basilio?
Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, about 48.5km from Cartagena, is the first territory free of slavery, this achievement earned it among many things the recognition of UNESCO.
Since its foundation by escaped slaves; mostly from Cartagena in the 16th century and freed by Benkos Biohó, it bears the stamp of resistance and freedom.
The tour is to immerse in the history of this small town; find a valuable part of the identity that mark a large part our country population; know their culture, music, language, gastronomy and much more.
Walk down dusty street; stopped in time and interacting with its people; makes you discover another facet of the world that you have never seen until now.
About the tour
First of all, it must be said that it is a tour full of experiences and joy; the people of Palenque are well known with their permanent contagious smile and simplicity.
The Palenque de St Basilio tour mixes many concepts related to the town of Palenque de St Basilio; we will not speak only about slavery, but everything related to daily life in this area of the country.
We witness Folklore Show (Mapale, Pavita and others), we will try to pronounce words in the ancestral Palenquera language (BANTU) and we will chat with the locals; also warn you that such talks are very funny.
This region is a natural paradise where we will also enjoy an environment that is missed in large cities.
The tour is suitable for all ages; and if you want to try the local gastronomy; you will have the opportunity to have lunch in one of the places that our guides will recommend (NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE, but it costs very cheap).
For any questions you have, contact us via the channel that you prefer and we will respond as soon as possible.
Para cualquier duda que tengas, contáctenos vía el canal que más le conviene y le responderemos lo antes posible.
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