Travel Blogs from Medellin, Colombia

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de bares, Medellín, Colombia travel blog

de bares

A travel blog entry by s.figueroa

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... tangos...qué me han dicho!!!! nos invita para la noche y después a bailar salsa...puede haber un panorama mejor en Colombia????? Asique después que amainó un poco nos fuimos con la Sarita a pasear por este Medellín moderno y limpio donde la ...

El Peñol, Guatapé, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

El Peñol, Guatapé

A travel blog entry by arktinen_kettu

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Tänään oli vuorossa päiväretki esihistorialliselle El Peñolille. Se on valtava kivimuodostelma, joka muistuttaa kovasti Yosemiten kansallispuiston The Domea. EP on noin 200 metriä korkeimmalta kohdaltaan ja sinne kiivetään kiven kylkeen ...

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by mjnelson18

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Now we've moved away from the coast to the second largest city in Colombia of Medellin. We were told that this is the city with the perfect temperature as it's near the equator but at 1,500m meaning an average year-round temperature of 22°C which ...

Dreamed trip, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Dreamed trip

A travel blog entry by linabahos

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... in that country for 15 days, our dream was to know the glaciers, penguins and Argentine´s pampa. Going to Buenos Aires from Medellin takes five or six hours, then from the Buenos Aires to Patagonia takes three hours more. We stayed in Buenos Aires for ...

Free city walking your round 2, paragliding, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Free city walking your round 2, paragliding

A travel blog entry by hils80

... really annoying and also had a dodgy tummy! Stomach dropped on bus and felt pretty dodgy. Got to paragliding place, views were amazing over Medellin. Had to climb up stairs to get to take off point, that was hard work enough for me! I was off first! Was ...

Nightclubs and the metro, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Nightclubs and the metro

A travel blog entry by craigwakeford

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So we got terribly lost getting to the palm tree hostel with the tiniest rooms, and once again I was lucky enough to get my own room being the only single guy on the trip but even so it was a tight squeeze. It sounds an little crazy but the highlight ...

Medellín, una linda ciudad pero muy congestionada, Medellín, Colombia travel blog

Medellín, una linda ciudad pero muy congestionada

A travel blog entry by gotzen

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... el me dijo de esto vivo, trabajo no pido limosna, eso te obliga a comprometerte, este es un pueblo muy pobre cordillerano de Colombia, pero es increíble donde construyen el pueblo en plena montaña y en su ladera, tiene una gran iglesia, no tome ...

Moving on, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Moving on

A travel blog entry by sarahjames

... a ferry and back onto the 9hr bus journey (I was dreading it) to Medellin. We had a wander around Medellin town and it is a nice 'cosmopolitan', well by Colombia’s standards, but I wasn’t feeling very well. That night we ate a burger at the ...

The second half...., Medellin, Colombia travel blog

The second half....

A travel blog entry by eoinhiggins

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... to pick up a couple of shirts too! Just a couple of other small things before I head off. There's a certain disorganisation about Colombia that reminds me of home; a certain lack of adherence to the rules. For instance, when driving there appear to only ...

Medellin!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin!

A travel blog entry by loganve90

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... a hostel.. Or in a tiny cabin of a 24 hour ferry ride like last time I has food poisoning. Our last 2 days in Medellin were thankfully healthy ones, and we spent our time horseback riding and exploring the rest of the city solo. I'm getting ready to head ...

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by jakenkat

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... chilled out here, enjoying some time to relax, eat and drink. We took these 3 days as an opportunity to catch up on some well earned rest. We caught the train into Medellin, and saw some sights. Another night bus tonight to cartagena, 13 ...

Frá Mexikó til Kólmbíu, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Frá Mexikó til Kólmbíu

A travel blog entry by siggioli

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... plantekra þar sem United Fruit Company réð ríkjum á árum áður og margir verkamenn voru drepnir.   Næst var það Medellin og fyrstu tvo dagana var ég á hosteli í miðbænum og skoðaði listasafnið sem er mest byggt á verkum ...

Meddalin' in Medellin., Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Meddalin' in Medellin.

A travel blog entry by soph13

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... with more rum and a night out in medellin, crazy atmosphere, a lot of fun, I will now be following (not following) Colombia in the World Cup. Interestingly enough, Colombia haven´t been in the World Cup for 16 years, shortly after Pablo Escobar´s death ...

Public Transit Envy, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Public Transit Envy

A travel blog entry by duesouth

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... remembered as a blight on the towns history, in fact many celebrate his generosity to the city. Even without the interesting history Medellin is a cool spot to visit. Today there are no superficial signs of it's controversial history, it is a neat, busy ...

Day 10/164: REST DAY (2) Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Day 10/164: REST DAY (2) Medellin

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... though with plenty of staff in to help us get what we need.  They should be shut as Memorial Day here in Colombia - a National Holiday.  A very worthwhile few hours of sales for them though sp well worth while.  Erwin ended up having to ...

La ruta.., Medellin, Colombia travel blog

La ruta..

A travel blog entry by kligo

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Esta será la ruta del viaje.. o al menos así está planeada hasta ...

The Finer Details, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

The Finer Details

A travel blog entry by charlotte

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... music and asking for money as the bus jumps and swerves its way around the city streets. I chuckled to myself.  And to greet someone, it's an affectionate one kiss on the cheek followed by a smile. This is Medellin. This is Colombia. ...

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by ericalo

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... the City of Eternal Spring was a breath of fresh air, with the temperature comfortably in the 70s and a nice breeze. Medellin is definitely a departure from the other cities, noticably progressive and modern. The artist Botero is from Medellin, and the ...

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by kymo

... ride. The highlight defiantly was finding that McDonalds was open so I could have the hotcakes I'd been dreaming of since Guayaquil. I arrived in Medellin with no concept of what I wanted to see. So I headed straight in for a random wander around. The day ...

We all have hopes and dreams, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

We all have hopes and dreams

A travel blog entry by mike_colombia

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... - working as a policeman Jennifer, 8 years - not married, living on my own - three kids; one girl and two boys - house in Medellin - working as a ballerina Maria Jose, 10 years - married - four kids; one girl and three boys - house in Medellin - not sure ...

MEDELLIN PART II, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

MEDELLIN PART II

A travel blog entry by ccajoleas

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... is a good one but I don't have that much time. :o))) Looks like he may move out tomorrow!!! The entire hostel is happy.   Anyway, Medellin part II. 9/29 I have been here a while so I am just not sure of the days… The cable cars. A few years ago, ...

Party Time in Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Party Time in Medellin

A travel blog entry by swilson79

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... delicious appies at their place, and departed to the airport to catch a later flight with the new local airline Viva Colombia! ( think RyanAir ).  The cab ride was one of hilarity.  First, the traffic was dense as a brand ...

Booz weekend, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Booz weekend

A travel blog entry by stuartmellon

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Well this is the second time in Medellin, and as I said before this was for a bit of la rumpa session, as Bug was meeting his mate(Adrian), I was meeting John Tierney and Rory Gleeson and Conor, well he was meeting , eh no one!!  Anyways bumped into ...

Colombian Ass-Kicking, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Colombian Ass-Kicking

A travel blog entry by pwong

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Like its Portuguese-speaking cousin Brazil did so well, Colombia is kicking my ass!  Medellin has been overcast, but the combination of heat, humidity, and smog has so far been unbearable, especially combined with the lack of sleep thus far - walking ...

Is this still South America, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Is this still South America

A travel blog entry by bouloswaynek

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Party Town, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Party Town

A travel blog entry by kateburch

... living in Melbourne, and things went completely wild after that. He had spent a couple of nights in a town in-between Cali and Medellin, apparently detoxing so was definately ready for a drink. Being the Irish man he is of course. Over these few days, ...

Medellin - Colombia, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin - Colombia

A travel blog entry by sarahgunson

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Gorgeous valleys, incredible bus trip, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Gorgeous valleys, incredible bus trip

A travel blog entry by amylovesey

Bus from Bogota to Salento. Very scenic but also very bendy roads (perhaps not such a great idea to go clubbing in Bogota the night before on a party bus...). 10 hour trip, a great trip apart from the bends with views in every direction. ...

Mundanity in Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Mundanity in Medellin

A travel blog entry by roryd

... teleferico and the cable car itself. The only other tourist 'attraction' of note really is the grave of that most infamous son of Medellin, cocaine-baron Pablo Escobar, which we ended up not going to visit.  I'd like to report that we we didn't go ...

Zombie, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Zombie

A travel blog entry by andyandott

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The night bus could have been worse, but we got the last 2 spaces which meant we were right at the back next to the whiffy toilets and got the worst of the bumps and turns. I did get some sleep inbetween kind fellow passengers sharing their music out ...

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