Travel Blogs from Medellin, Colombia

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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 ...

2 weeks in Colombia: Our research so far, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

2 weeks in Colombia: Our research so far

A travel blog entry by msdemeaner

... , 6.5hrs 29 000 or $17   Cross border to Ecuador at Ipiales Handy Links: http://poorbuthappy.com/colombia , http://www.paisatours.com/   Costs: Food and drink Local lunch 5-6000 or $3-4 Set meals ...

Metro Cable Car City and Sumptuous Sculptures, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Metro Cable Car City and Sumptuous Sculptures

A travel blog entry by jmabro

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... who knows all the words to all the songs and sings along, usually pretty well in tune too :-) Arriving in Medellin, pronounced "medi-jan", which is Colombia's second city, we got a taxi to our hostel which, even with the directions, the driver struggled ...

lovely medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

lovely medellin

A travel blog entry by zigpaz

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... into medellin. amazing! you might think that you can only find these kind of people somewhere in the countryside. great medellin and its people. i had a wonderful stay, danced salsa, merengue, bachata and freestyle, met wonderful people, saw an ...

First impression incorrecto, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

First impression incorrecto

A travel blog entry by randyontour

... the countryside in the wee hours of the morning and down a massive mountain. Little did we know that's actually the way in to Medellin.  Crisis over? Not quite.  We get to a spooky, dark, dodgy, deserted part of town and the driver stops next ...

Out of the city, into the country, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Out of the city, into the country

A travel blog entry by giz_and_hammers

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... middle-aged man who wore tight white shorts and tennis shoes and creepily hung around our hostel, told us Medellin, one of the bigger cities in Colombia, used to be unsafe after 5pm. Car explosions, drive-by shootings and kidnappings happened daily. ...

It's Colombia! The Only Risk is Wanting to Stay, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

It's Colombia! The Only Risk is Wanting to Stay

A travel blog entry by charlotte

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... I have also had a lot of fun in this country, with the party scene of Cartagena and the caribean coast of Colombia, down to cities like Medellin the parties did not stop with some good clubs and drinking venues in the city and the travellers lapping them ...

up the cable car!, Medellín, Colombia travel blog

up the cable car!

A travel blog entry by liamdanni

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... fishing, andres mate is a fisherman for the village.  should be good, we will be there for a few days and then back to medellin.  we fly there and bus back...  an hours flight, 10 hours on a bus, will be interesting, but couldnt afford the ...

Medellin, Medellín, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by lauren.guite

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... We took it for a couple of stops before deciding to get off near the botanical gardens, aquarium, and the metrocable line. Medellin has a super modern and clean metro system that also includes metrocable lines for those residents who live in the hills ...

The drugs have gone, an inspirational city remains, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

The drugs have gone, an inspirational city remains

A travel blog entry by coletteandkam

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... itself from the brink of self destruction was enough to bring anyone to tears of hope and give both me and Kam goosebumps! We left Medellin to undergo another incredibly long day of travelling to begin a voluntary project in South Colombia.    ...

Moutain climbing here I go!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Moutain climbing here I go!

A travel blog entry by vivianlam

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Didn't realize how tired I actually was... ended up waking up around 11 am and after a quick shower and breakfast, Tatiana took me over to the plaza where I got my Comcel SIM card.  It was really interesting as each SIM card comes with it's own ...

Medellin...out of this world, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin...out of this world

A travel blog entry by traveljon

After the worlds worse bus ride (#2) we finally got into Medellin at 9 a.m. in the morning.  Both took power naps and got up ready to explore about 1 oclock.  We chose the highly recommended Pitstop Hostel.  Nothing but backpackers.  ...

Making our way through Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Making our way through Medellin

A travel blog entry by jadeclark

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... hostel (no, that's not a typo!) but the boys came back from the game wearing green get-ups and apparently now loyal fans of Medellin's home team Nacional... who just happened to have won the game by the way ;) Monday we did a Pablo Escobar tour in a van ...

Great Hotel, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Great Hotel

A travel blog entry by caritovibu11

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I was traveling all sunday by bus, but on monday, when we arrived to Cartagena, we stayed at Decameron Hotel, a wonderful Hotel. ...

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