Door knockers

Today, Hannah and I visited the Old City for lunch, souvenirs and to enjoy a different side of the Old City: the door knockers. As the blog post below indicates, the door knockers had been used in the past to indicate the profession of the home owner:
Lion for teacher
Fish for businessman

http://www.andrewforbes.com/cartagena-de-indias-take-to-the-streets-to-understand-this-architecturally-rich-city/

The city is rich of various door knockers, all unique in their own way. Here are a few sample photos…

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