Travel Blogs from Medellin, Colombia

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Wind beneath my wings, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Wind beneath my wings

A travel blog entry by andyandott

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Today we see a very different city! It is no longer the ghost town of yesterday but a crazy crowded noisy mass of people and traffic. We had booked paragliding for 12 and wanted to book the Pablo Escobar tour before from a slightly nearer hostel from ...

Mara's Farmhouse, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Mara's Farmhouse

A travel blog entry by cubano92

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On December 24th, the whole family went out to Pilar's aunt's farmhouse (Mara).  It was great to breath that fresh mountain ...

Photos, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Photos

A travel blog entry by kylegdavis

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Beach and city life, Medellín, Colombia travel blog

Beach and city life

A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet

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... of this but at times so bitter that she made you feel bad for being on the tour and even for enjoying being a tourist in Colombia. Another tour that same afternoon, a free walking tour, took us to the centre of town, pointing out where bombs had gone ...

Come on...no way all the rumors can be true!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Come on...no way all the rumors can be true!

A travel blog entry by hellogoodbye

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... favorite area was Pablito Zona Rosa. This area was crowded with restuarants, parks, and fashion boutiques. Medellin being the fashion capital of Colombia, you will definitely notice the fact that Colombians pay tribute to the fashion and beauty gods ...

29 de marzo de 2014, Medellín, Colombia travel blog

29 de marzo de 2014

A travel blog entry by carangoe80

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Ya estamos casi listos! En nuestro cuarto se encuentran 2 maletas medianas semi vacías con nuestra ropa (mezcladita entre las 2 por si alguna se pierde) y 2 maletas pequeñas con las provisiones necesarias para entretenernos en el avión y ...

What do you actually know about Colombia?, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

What do you actually know about Colombia?

A travel blog entry by mike_colombia

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... 1. Colombia gained its independence from Spain in: A) 1810 B) 1820 C) 1830 2. Who is the internationally known singer from Colombia? A) Sergio Dalma. B) Agua. C) Shakira. 3. The size of Colombia is 1,138,910 sq km, which makes it the 26th largest country ...

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by pfiffolter

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... wurde auf die ganze Bevoelkerung ausgeweitet und zeigte sein schreckliches Gesicht mit Bobenanschlaegen in der ganzen Stadt!... Heute blueht Medellin in seiner ganzen Schoenheit auf und hat kulturell sehr viel zu bieten. ... Viele Bewohner sind zudem ...

Next to Medellin and Santa Fe de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Next to Medellin and Santa Fe de Antioquia

A travel blog entry by grantd

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... customer service desk, phone calls to London and general laughter at the stupid gringo who forgot his tickets....I bought another flight to Medellin. I missed the flight I was supposed to take and so was a bit nervous that my car that was meeting me would ...

Colombia Lessons, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Colombia Lessons

A travel blog entry by robzilla

... were involved; * know how to make cocaine from scratch in a prison cell; * go on a guided tour of the old Policia Nacional de Colombia HQ by a local policeman; * almost make it to a bar where you throw stuff at dynamite; * plan a 6-day trek to a Lost City ...

My 1st Day- Mi Primer Dia, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

My 1st Day- Mi Primer Dia

A travel blog entry by isabellarbelaez

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... ,mi familia  vino aqui para una fiesta de bienvenida! Yo estoy practicando mi español todo el tiempo!" My first day here in Colombia was GREAT! My aunt, my cousin, and I went to a Wal-Mart type of shop called Exito. There we bought notebooks, socks, ...

Parque Arvi and the Botanical Garden, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Parque Arvi and the Botanical Garden

A travel blog entry by ericjon97

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... car, and these ran much less frequently, so it took a bit longer than the previous cable cars.  Today is a holiday in Colombia though, so I’m guessing that’s why it’s a bit more crowded than it would normally be on a Monday.  ...

Everyone's favourite former drug capital, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Everyone's favourite former drug capital

A travel blog entry by lillyjon

... Escobar. We checked into Black Sheep Hostel, one of an association of hostels that provide good-quality and cheap accommodation across Colombia. We arrived quite late at night after a 7 hour journey from Cartagena. Spent two nights in Medellin, but did ...

Goodbye Brazil, hello Colombia!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Goodbye Brazil, hello Colombia!

A travel blog entry by shesaidyes

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... ;ended up spending our only night there in bed. The next day, we travelled ten hours by bus to Medellin, in the North West of Colombia. The drivers here are mental, overtaking two or three lorries at a time on blind corners of ...

My Dream in Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

My Dream in Medellin

A travel blog entry by traveljunkie916

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... finally was tired so decided to head back to my hostel.  On the way back, I saw a Crepes and Waffles, a chain restaurant in Colombia and everyone keeps telling me how good it is so I decided to try it.  There was a tattoo shop next door and I ...

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 ...

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