Travel Blogs from Medellin, Colombia

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Just travelling through, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Just travelling through

A travel blog entry by richards_travel

Another town passed through on the way to somewhere else in this case ...

Anything but mellow in Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Anything but mellow in Medellin

A travel blog entry by world_travels

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Drug education..., Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Drug education...

A travel blog entry by touristtom

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... bars for real. Getting early wind of this, Pablo got up and left his prison and went underground, which inevitably lead to Medellin experiencing an extremely violent 2 years during 1991 and 1992, in which over 52,000 people died. During this time, Pablo ...

Poquito burrito Romba Romba Romba, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Poquito burrito Romba Romba Romba

A travel blog entry by kmsouthamerica

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... . Went back to the hostel and hung out by the pool and made a quick decision to move on. And now we've arrived in Medellin after a very interesting bus ride. For starters 13 hours on a bus is never the best but we made some mistakes that we will ...

Making the 'right' turn back to Colombia, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Making the 'right' turn back to Colombia

A travel blog entry by charlotte

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... ignoring my feelings and desires was just being in denial. So I cancelled my flight to South Africa, I then booked a new one to Medellin Colombia and here I am.  However when I was planning all this I had not known there was going to be a ...

Travelling First Impressions, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Travelling First Impressions

A travel blog entry by heathernewson

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After what was essentially a 3 day journey, I arrived in my first destination - Medellin, Colombia. The hostel I stayed in was lovely, clean and everyone was friendly, but I immediately felt like something was missing: Colombia. I couldn't feel anything ...

Medellin - Football, parties and women. WOW!!!!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin - Football, parties and women. WOW!!!!

A travel blog entry by solskjaer20

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... wasnt of a particularily good standard, although still slightly better than the a league, but that atmosphere was insane, especially when Colombia scored! The game finished 2-0 to Colombia, poor Ecuador got spanked and had a man sent off also. For a ...

Pleasant times in Colombias most notorious city, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Pleasant times in Colombias most notorious city

A travel blog entry by fricke

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We got from Ecuador to Colombia with virtually no problems (rare for  land border crossing with us) and got to spend our first night in Colombia sleeping on the benches in the glorious bus terminal in Cali. In the morning we caught a bus to Medellin. ...

Infectious and Inspiring People Show Me the Way..., Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Infectious and Inspiring People Show Me the Way...

A travel blog entry by charlotte

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... ? And how to supplement my travels with a little income to keep going for longer. Well now I have made my decision, I will be in Medellin till my visa expires, working on a few of my plans including moving to a different apartment in a new area for me in ...

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by mickangrace

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... the public transport for them. The following day we took a walking tour with a young guy which was almost all day but a really different insight of Colombia. Overall Medellin considering its drug history and so forth is amazingly modern and ...

Meeting Medellin, Medellín, Colombia travel blog

Meeting Medellin

A travel blog entry by jaketraveller

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... , I found an internet site... there are fun events and tours for single people, and most important, meet interesting people from Medellin. So I welcome you to join and have a great time. I am doing. This site is amorenmedelin.com... It costs nothing ...

The $10m Bounty, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

The $10m Bounty

A travel blog entry by robnrinareturn

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... looked pretty lively and on the local board was tickets for the first football match of the Colombian season, with local team Nacional Medellin v Deportivo Cali. Now there is quite a lot of politics between these two cities, with drug lord and once one of ...

Medellin, The City of Eternal Spring, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin, The City of Eternal Spring

A travel blog entry by freedomfestival

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... of northern Colombia, through the meandering mountain passes of the Andes to the "City of eternal Spring", Medellin. Medellin is the second biggest city in Colombia after Bogota and is similarly situated high up in the Andes. However, being at a slightly ...

COLOMBIA - Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

COLOMBIA - Medellin

A travel blog entry by lynchette11

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... the cupboard next to the door so no one can get in, good times, however time to get the hell out of Medellin! Top 5 1. Pablo Escobar Tour - meeting his brother 2. Party crawl - Medellins finest clubs 3. La Presidente restaurant 4. Aguardiente Antioqueno ...

The home of Pablo Escobar, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

The home of Pablo Escobar

A travel blog entry by stuartmellon

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Well, we arrived in Medellin on a good old fashioned Monday, and seeing as though Medellin is famous for its nightlife, we decided it would be best to venture off somewhere for a couple of days and come back to Medellin for Friday night. So this is our ...

Fat is Beautiful - The Art of Fernando Botero, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Fat is Beautiful - The Art of Fernando Botero

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... (maybe too much bread and wine) and even the Mona Lisa. The large majority of Botero’s works remain in Colombia, especially in Medellin and Bogota. I visited the main museums and public spaces where his works are located in the two cities in my ...

Colombia--Here We Come!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Colombia--Here We Come!

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker

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... at 4 AM or some other time that is before the sun gets up, but today was different.  There were only two direct flights to Medellin for us from Miami, and we could only make one of them by traveling all in one day.  Trusty Nancy came at 10:20 ...

Imagine what it's like for a kid to grow up here!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Imagine what it's like for a kid to grow up here!

A travel blog entry by mike_colombia

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... of my pictures from Barrio Triste, which means the sad neighborhood. Casa Karah, one of the two volunteering places that I go to in Medellin, is located here. Please take a moment, look at the pictures and try and imagine what it's like for a kid to grow ...

taste of europe, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

taste of europe

A travel blog entry by tcsaman

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... warm water for the first time, i quickly left and found the hostel i would stay at for eleven days.     now Medellin is a breath of fresh air. literally. it is, in Colombian terms, a very modern city where you can find nearly anything you ...

Pablo Escobar town, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Pablo Escobar town

A travel blog entry by dvrancken

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... were leaving that day in the evening. During the day i did the Pablo Escobar tour. That was prety interesting. We visited a house of him in Medellin, his grave, the house were he got shot, and at the end of the tour we visited his brother, Roberto ...

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by paulandjemma

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... stopped for lunch at about half way, somewhere down in the sweltering heat of the plains, before continuing our journey towards Medellin, eventually arriving after dark having spent well over ten hours on the bus. It was pretty easy to navigate ...

Bus journey to Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Bus journey to Medellin

A travel blog entry by marcopolo11

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... but the worth part was the first 4-5 hours which wound up into the mountains around Bogota and then wound back down towards Medellin. All that twisting and turning is not good for the stomach. We also learnt a thing or two about Colombian drivers. ...

Travesía paisa (región de Antioquia), Medellín, Colombia travel blog

Travesía paisa (región de Antioquia)

A travel blog entry by amigojuano

... ...patria mía que me acompaña!  Le preguntamos a una señora encargada de las bucetas de la terminal (amable ella como toda colombia) nos indicó cómo llegar al hostal black sheep, en la zona de el poblado, y así fue que viajamos en la ...

Apr 28, 2012, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Apr 28, 2012

A travel blog entry by vagabond_beyond

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Pablo Escobar´s home, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Pablo Escobar´s home

A travel blog entry by teamjs

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... Colombia in terms of population and economy, with more than 3.5 million people.    People from Medellin are super proud, as it´s the only city in Colombia which has a Metro system.  Medellín was once known as the most violent city in the ...

Funky City - Part One!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Funky City - Part One!

A travel blog entry by spikidle

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Funky City:  I want to start by saying that as cities goes I really enjoy the vibe of Medellin. It does not seem large as there are numerous hills and green spaces breaking up the concrete and brick and overall seems like a nice city to live in. ...

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by jeden_89

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No Sleep at the Black Sheep, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

No Sleep at the Black Sheep

A travel blog entry by paquet2386

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... about why. The following are some highlights that Andrew and I were able to pull together.     Medellin is the only city in Colombia that has a train system as its main form of public transportation. The Medellin Metro runs mostly at ground ...

Narco's and the legacy, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Narco's and the legacy

A travel blog entry by tomascollins

... are met with the sound of children at play; its a library, with a view (see pics). Probably still cocaine capital of Colombia; the chewing-gum sellers don't just sell chewing-gum and breakfast-time in hostels is usually shared with revellers "fresh" from ...

Medellin - Incredible people around, Medellín, Kolumbien travel blog

Medellin - Incredible people around

A travel blog entry by reframed.abroad

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... metro and it built massive libraries in poor areas to support the education. Tax incentives for start-ups make Medellin a highly attractive location for Colombia talents. The remaining of a Botero Statue in San Antonio Park, where a bomb exploded 20 years ...

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