[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_gallery interval="3" images="1940,1941,1942,1944,4882,4883,4884,4885,4886,4887,4888,4889,4890,4891,4892,4893,4894" img_size="640x480"][vc_column_text]Cartagena, known as “la ciudad amurrallada”, received its independence from Spain in 1933 and every year since has celebrated with a party which over the decades has grown considerably larger.