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Jhon Elías R.

Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia

My name is Jhon, I was born and grown up in a small town named Buenavista, in Cordoba department that is located in the Caribbean region.

My father and mother took care of me until I was 15 years old. Then, I moved to Cartagena to finish my secondary, after graduating I was enlisted in the army when I was 19 years old, at present I am 49. My family is big, I have eight brothers and two sisters, and we are all a live, I am very happy and give thanks my parents for everything they did for us, and God for his blessing.
After leaving for the army, I started working for an industrial company for 15 years, after I stop working in there, and studied tourism and I graduated as a professional tour guide. Today, I am 9 years of experiences as a local guide and national guide, since Cartagena is a privileged city of Colombia as a cruise ship destination, I enjoy leading travelers when they arrive in each season in my city. This is the job I was searching for my life and now, it became true.

I love Cartagena de Indias, it is my best city, its charms are magical, with its colonial houses, streets, walls, history, myths and legends but its friendly and nice people are spectacular sharing their culture with guests. As a local guide, I love so much this career, I have a lot experiences and knowledge of this activity, my attitude and my entire availability are parts of my job, I work with great enthusiasm, I always enjoy giving to my visitors the best of me when I lead them in my enchanting and magical city, I am well known as a local guide. I am doing well every time I assist travelers, always looking after them. My goal in life, is to become one of the best local guide by ToursByLocals in this amazing City.

Each happy customer for me is the success for our local community to improve its economy, now you have the choice to know more about me and Cartagena, I encourage you to take the best tour and make the decision to discover the colonial city of Cartagena , you can't miss this marvelous and astonishing place, I will be waiting for you with great kindly anytime. I look forward to give you the best and show you the awesome World Heritage Site of Colombia. My country is the first on earth about biodiversity and the happiest territory in South America and Cartagena the first Destination, now you are ready to come and explore it.

I hope to see you soon in Cartagena!¡

A Recent Review of this guide

It was an excellent tour. I was travelling with a varied group of age 17 - 90. The van was air conditioned, roomy and comfortable. The carriage ride was great, we were escorted so traffic was not a problem. It was a great way to see the city without having to walk for my older companions. Jhon stopped at a place close to St Peter Claver church, dining and shopping so we could do the maximum but limiting our time walking. The day exceeded my expectations.
Heidi Yeater

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