Travel Blogs from Medellin, Colombia

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Colombia's heartbreak, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Colombia's heartbreak

A travel blog entry by bobnkaren

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... small part of their history we've learned a little about.    I need to be clear about this one point. Colombia is a safe, thriving, friendly country. Have no fear of coming here-- just stay away from the southern jungles where the guerrillas ...

Where is Finca La Paz?, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Where is Finca La Paz?

A travel blog entry by arlinandliz

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We had booked through booking.com, the Finca La Paz near the airport in Medellin.  When the hospitality desk at the airport could not get an answer on the phone we should have been suspicious.  After a $50 cab excursion in the foothills around ...

VIVA CHILE, MIERDA!!!!!!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

VIVA CHILE, MIERDA!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by s.figueroa

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Fue 18 de septiembre???? yo me había preparado para celebrar mas que nunca este 18, de hacer presencia chilena en suelo colombiano y resulta que era un día de dilubios, tanto por la lluvia de agua como por la lluvia de desconecciones. Llamé al ...

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by fnasse

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Clouds clouds clouds, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Clouds clouds clouds

A travel blog entry by amylovesey

... accident given the tight bends, steep valleys and way some people drive here. Apparently car driver was ok and taken to hospital. Still reached Medellin in 6 hours. Quite tired but caught the metro to Zona Rosa for lovely Italian pasta for dinner.  ...

Day 43, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Day 43

A travel blog entry by tsundy

Today I woke up blissfully late - at the shocking time of 8am! Waaat! I quickly got dressed, packed my bag and headed down for breakfast. Breakfast was amazing! The co-owner of our hostel made us french toast with bananas and maple syrup. Dayum they ...

Day 44, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Day 44

A travel blog entry by tsundy

Headed to salento. We got up early. Had another great breakfast of scrambled eggs. Got a taxi to bus estacion. Managed to change to an earlier bus. Caught bus to salento. Met english traveller on bus - kate. Bus had wifi! Very long exhausting nauseating ...

Tuesday in Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Tuesday in Medellin

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker

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... .  They agreed that taking more time was a good idea.  They are looking forward to meeting the other members in Medellin soon and fellow shipping with them.  They have been studying alone for 6 months, and connecting via the web with Chile ...

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by izzie

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And so to Colombia. Part one: Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

And so to Colombia. Part one: Medellin

A travel blog entry by conchwillow

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... volunteers stay if they choose our hostel accommodation option. Globalteer’s bubbly and extremely knowledgeable volunteer coordinator in Medellin, Elena, shows us around the hostel where we meet the friendly owner and the even friendlier guests. We ...

Medellin: rychle pryc!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin: rychle pryc!

A travel blog entry by zdebar

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... horami az jsme dojeli do mesta Santa Rosa de Osos. Prvni normalni vesnička po dlouhe dobe a dokonce i moznost noclehu. Odsud byl Medellin uz jen hodinu a pul jizdy a tak jsme si dali tinto, oddechli si, ze v nejhorším mame kde spat a vyrazili ...

Medellin day 2, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin day 2

A travel blog entry by migas

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... 227;o grandes. Sigo caminho para o centro, onde Botero e as suas esculturas volumosas me esperam. Botero é um artista de Medellin que através da grandeza e exagero de formas procura uma representação á sua maneira da realidade. ...

What Cartel?, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

What Cartel?

A travel blog entry by hardiek

I guess Colombia's always been a little more aggressive than the rest, and this becomes immediately apparent. Fortunately it has both good and bad sides.  The people can be aggressively friendly… or aggressively evil.  I met more than one ...

An interesting way to spend Christmas Day!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

An interesting way to spend Christmas Day!

A travel blog entry by vivianlam

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... It's been very long days here but the experience has been great. Time to call it a night and see what tomorrow holds. I've been in Colombia for five days but have managed to rack up 699 photos so far. Thank goodness for digital cameras and a 16GB SD ...

A lottery, lights and many things to explore!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

A lottery, lights and many things to explore!

A travel blog entry by vivianlam

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I woke up around 10:30 am and decided to do some online banking and answering some emails.  It's been quite a relaxing day so far with me having Pandebono (a buttery cheese type bun) and Pan de maiz (corn bun) along with coffee.  It's ...

Changing Plans as often as I Changed my Knickers!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Changing Plans as often as I Changed my Knickers!

A travel blog entry by charlotte

... in your debt!).    I cancelled my South Africa to Kuala Lumpur segment of my round the world ticket, to return to Medellin, Colombia. I then cancelled a flight to the UK in July so I could stay longer again in Medellin. Yep you didn’t know ...

Mit der Gondelbahn über die Slums, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Mit der Gondelbahn über die Slums

A travel blog entry by simi.ballu2

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... Stadt eine eher dunkle Vergangenheit hinter sich hat und eine Zeit lang die gefährlichste Stadt überhaupt war. Zu unserer Freude besitzt Medellin ein super tolle Metro (überirdisch)  wo man sehr einfach in alle Ecken der Stadt hinkommt. Es gibt ...

A Day in Medellín, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

A Day in Medellín

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker

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We woke up after a rather unsettled night of rest with the alarm going off at midnight as I related in my blog yesterday.  I had a headache, but I didn't know if it was from lack of sleep, stress from traveling, lack of water, or higher ...

Aaaargh I Love you Medellin!!!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Aaaargh I Love you Medellin!!!

A travel blog entry by tinytina321

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... different age groups carrying displays and dancers and bands and they walk for hours in high heat. And we got a shout out from Colombia's x factor winner too! Haha. First evening there a few of us went out in Poblado neighbourhood. It's full of bars and ...

MEDELLIN!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

MEDELLIN!

A travel blog entry by timtockery

Took the overnight bus here. Everybody in the hostel speaks English. No possible way to take a language class and retain anything. Weather here is great. Just need to plan around the rain. ...

The Popcornprince, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

The Popcornprince

A travel blog entry by nickymaus

Es sind diese Momente im Leben, diese Momente, in denen sich alles verändert. Ich wage zu behaupten, dass ich einen von eben genau diesen erlebt habe. Mit der Zigarette in einer Hand stand er da und lächelte mich an. Ich nahm das Popcorn vom Tisch, ...

Work Day in Medellín, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Work Day in Medellín

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker

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... announcements and/or changes that need to be made.  Scott also prepared the weekly newsletter for all the congregations here in Colombia.   We took some time out for a little exercise and walked to the mall.  We saw some beautiful flowers. ...

In the city of eternal spring, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

In the city of eternal spring

A travel blog entry by mblosser

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... tourist/bar district area in medellin.  The hostel was really awesome as I met so many awesome international travelers there.  Medellin doesn't have many tourist attractions but is rather known for its party scene and yes it is a good one. ...

enjoy, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

enjoy

A travel blog entry by enjoymedellin

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enjoy es el  helado de yogurt suave, fresco y ligero, con un sabor unico que lo hace irresistible! Lo puedes disfrutar en Medellin, Colombia.  enjoy es natural, bajo en grasa y calorias. ...

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by athoz

Medellin ...

football and eric morello, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

football and eric morello

A travel blog entry by kngstevenson

....23 hours later we arrived!!!! There has been a lot more rain in Columbia than normal and it has caused loads of problems including landslides...hence our mammoth journey on a coach! the coach was comfy but we were right next to the toilets, mmmm. It ...

Dec 16, 2010, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Dec 16, 2010

A travel blog entry by tjphilippe

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Medellin and trying to find a party, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin and trying to find a party

A travel blog entry by salsta17

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... enthusiastic about the democratic architecture, what it means to be a paisa (someone from Medellin) and explaining about Colombia and Medellin's recent history a lot of which was violent and tragic but the recent improvements too. Back at hostel Hayley F, ...

North...or South...???, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

North...or South...???

A travel blog entry by jknuevomundo

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... (think Chelsea equivalent) which is of course where we stayed.  Compared to what we had seen of the rest of Colombia, Medellin had a more civilised, refined feel (there was even an authorised Apple shop much to Kate's delight!) and after the stress ...

Medellins' Botero's Rotund and Voluptuous people, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellins' Botero's Rotund and Voluptuous people

A travel blog entry by charlotte

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... rain was going to catch up with me sooner or later and it is the start of the rainy season now here in Colombia. After spending a whole day chilling, skyping and drinking nice English breakfast day with finishing off the day with Medellin rum and ginger ...

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