Travel Blogs from Medellin, Colombia

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Couch Surfing in a museum, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Couch Surfing in a museum

A travel blog entry by kodatravels

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... day in Medellin was spend first with Mr. Horalio, followed by an hour of walking around the renowned neighborhood in Medellin for getting lost - Laureles. As I was told, this neighborhood was super tricky, and even with a local by the name of ...

Feliz Navidad!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Feliz Navidad!

A travel blog entry by vivianlam

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I woke up around 11 am this morning to another wonderful breakfast! I had an arepa with cheese, an over-easy egg, 2 bounellos and of course, fresh Colombian coffee. :) After breakfast, Hernan helped me with creating the “snowman poop” bags ...

Back to Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Back to Medellin

A travel blog entry by caritovibu11

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Back to Medellin. It was a perfect trip but we had to come back to ...

Ajiacos, Mondongos and Botero!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Ajiacos, Mondongos and Botero!

A travel blog entry by vivianlam

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... and JW told me some stories about the history of some statues as well as what some of the really popular flowers in Colombia were. I'm definitely not a green thumb but I do enjoy the flowers and seeing how there are so many different kinds of plants and ...

Colombia Blog and Photos, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Colombia Blog and Photos

A travel blog entry by bjgurton

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... over for a while time was limited. Travel by land was not possible, gangs control the small strip of land.connecting panama with colombia, so i flew. Goodbye south america. Also, after mark had gone, i was lookng for some shoes, and this lady in the shop ...

Downtown Medellin - Night out!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Downtown Medellin - Night out!

A travel blog entry by cubano92

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We went out in downtown Medellin in an area known as "El Parque lleras".  They have a bunch of night clubs and restuarants and it was great!  Lots of good looking people, so it wasn't to ...

Medellin'safari, world most beautiful women ?, Medellín, Colombia travel blog

Medellin'safari, world most beautiful women ?

A travel blog entry by maverick64

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... , un pistolet ! Apres la bolivie et le perou ca fait du bien aux yeux. :-))) Visite de 2eme jour le poumon vert de medellin sur une petite montagne en telecabine, vue impressionnate de la ville et bien sur des bidonville. Suite du safari photo en ville, ...

Medellin, Colombia, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin, Colombia

A travel blog entry by elisaeilaria

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Finalmente tocchiamo il suolo continentale del Sud America e da qui la sensazione del viaggio si fa sentire a pieni toni. Anche i nostri contatti con i colombiani sono partiti alla grande: elisa all'aereoporto di Rio Negro ha fatto strillare una bimbetta ...

Medellin Adventures - Part One, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin Adventures - Part One

A travel blog entry by dreams2reality

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    After my short one hour flight I left the airport and stepped foot onto the beautiful city of Medellin Colombia. To tell you the truth I almost wish my flight was longer as I really wanted to watch one of the movies they offered. But ...

Metrocable Ride, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Metrocable Ride

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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A fun and interesting way to check out some of the poor parts of town, and an incredibly popular innovation. The cable car system connects with the metro and allows riders to use the system to/from the steep ...

Medellin, capitale du fast food, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin, capitale du fast food

A travel blog entry by plouis

Je dois avouer que jai ete tres surpris par Medellin, une ville avec somme toute, assez peu dattractions mais avec un super urbanisme. La partie la plus commerciale de la ville est tres impressionnante. Il ny a que des edifices tres eleves ultra-modernes, ...

Meeting the Escobars, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Meeting the Escobars

A travel blog entry by jo-on-the-go

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... things in particular: Is there really still millions of dollars worth of cash stashed in the wall cavities of houses throughout Colombia, that people simply forgot the locations of; and did Pablo Escober shoot himself in the head when he realised there ...

Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Antioquia

A travel blog entry by andresturner

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Once the city of Drug era Escobar, and clear and present danger, Medellin was really amazing, Especially coming from me, who usually likes to avoid big cities.  They have an amazing metro system that covers approximately 23km up and down the city, a ...

New friends, fruit and a love for COLOMBIA!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

New friends, fruit and a love for COLOMBIA!

A travel blog entry by cassieweller

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... dinner, we go to a fancy hotel and have a Brazillian Rizado, its a meat fest! The step dad is a famous chef here in Medellin, this is his brazillian restaurant. I told John I was a selective vegetarian so he brings me here!! BAD REVIEW! kidding... OMG, I ...

Next Country Over, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Next Country Over

A travel blog entry by tarae.griffin

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... ://www.kienyke.com/historias/compran-la-casa-donde-murio-pablo-escobar/ http://www.tourist2townie.com/culture-food/photo-tour-pablo-escobars-medellin/ I liked Antioquía and the city of Medellín the most out of my stops overall. Lots of outdoor ...

The Flip Flop Sandwich Shop is now open, El Poblado, Colombia travel blog

The Flip Flop Sandwich Shop is now open

A travel blog entry by ccajoleas

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... . :) We are open from 8am to 4pm. I may increase the hours soon but I need another employee.  Life is good here in Medellin. I am not surprises but I am not missing Florida. I miss my friends but I am really happy here. I am loving having my business ...

Dos semanas en Colomia y mi Espanol still sucks, Medellín, Colombia travel blog

Dos semanas en Colomia y mi Espanol still sucks

A travel blog entry by kirsten2010

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... again this week. One threw shoes at Adams head, a slightly amusing tendency. It was good to see another orphanage in Medellin that has amazing facilities and compassionate teachers. We were lucky enough to be in Medellin on the first Saturday of the ...

Watching movies hang around come down a little, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Watching movies hang around come down a little

A travel blog entry by martin.bachmann

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Actually it's more about drinking and playing some games but hey! it's fun! ...

Jul 22, 2012, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Jul 22, 2012

A travel blog entry by marknl

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Modern Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Modern Medellin

A travel blog entry by maracuya

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... from the yoga farm who were also flying to Medellin. So we caught the bus from the airport to el poblado, the richest area in Medellin. Also with lots of hostals. It was dark when we arrived and way too hard to find accommodation for 6 people so we had ...

Medellin, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin

A travel blog entry by alexkennewell1

18 hours later we arrived at Terminal del Norte, and got on the Caribe Metro stop to El Poblado (Colombia's only metro system). Walking through El Poblado jogged memories of a clean, well-kept, and safe American neighbourhood. Boutique shops, up-market ...

Pablo Escobar tour, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Pablo Escobar tour

A travel blog entry by alexkennewell1

The Escobar tour highlighted what a fascinating character he really is. Visiting several of his white, abandoned mansions - Monaco, and Ovni. We learnt of the sicarios (motorbike hitmen) and subsequent laws. Offering to pay the 20billion debt in ...

Even Rockstars Need Sleep, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Even Rockstars Need Sleep

A travel blog entry by afeder

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... an ass of myself with them in mediocre Spanish.  We`re on the patio of a bar in El Poblado, the Georgetown of Medellin.  Its a very hip scene and I`m glad to be here. This is very much different from the scene in the Centro, which ...

Days 151 - 152: Medellin, Colombia, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Days 151 - 152: Medellin, Colombia

A travel blog entry by tksa

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... - Day 151 Today was a new day and we were keen to put the woes of yesterday behind us. We'd booked ourselves onto Medellin's most popular tour - the Pablo Escobar tour.  For those who don't already know, Pablo Escobar was one of the world's most ...

Med-A-Jean, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Med-A-Jean

A travel blog entry by chrisandwhit

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So our journey continues to our last stop in Colombia; Medellin. Most know the city for its intense drug war of the '80s and '90s and it being the country's hub of cocaine export. They say that as recently as ten years ago you could have someone killed ...

Rum and Rain, Bogota and Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Rum and Rain

A travel blog entry by jessieblogs

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... Met up with Juanness and his friend Mosco (nickname meaning fly) and got coffee and pizza and aimlessly wandered the streets of Medellin. Watched a guy balancing a bike on his chin at the traffic lights for a bit of money every time they turned red. ...

Colombia, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Colombia

A travel blog entry by sian_and_jim

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... so it was lucky Jim took a zillion pics! The next day we caught a bus for a couple of hours out of Medellin to La Piedra, Colombia's version of Ayers Rock. Luckily we had practiced our step-climbing abilities on the Grouse Grind in Canada though the 700 ...

Football!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Football!

A travel blog entry by alexkennewell1

... with remaining ingredients whilst watching Spurs beat Arsenal. Met the group and got picked up for Estadio Atanasio Girardot for Medellin losing 1-0 to Envigado, even with a tidy number 10! Crazy atmosphere, home fans whistling, clapping and laughing at ...

Medellin, we're here!, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Medellin, we're here!

A travel blog entry by ivealis

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We arrived very excited and happy to see Colombia at last. I kept looking out the window on the plane and taking pictures. The taxi ride took us 45 minutes round and round this mountain and you look out and see what seemed to be miles and miles of ...

Jul 05, 2009, Medellin, Colombia travel blog

Jul 05, 2009

A travel blog entry by roadrunner360

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