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Carrera 30, 9A-47 (Transversal Inferior), Medellin, Colombia | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Medellin

Pablo Escobar's home

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke

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... We stayed in El Poblado the business & party hub of the city around 4km sound of the centre. We had hoped to get our Brasilan visa sorted here but for the 3rd time (One in Aus, One in Panama & now Medellin) we were foiled. First there were 3 different addresses online but after an hour of online research we managed to narrow it down to one address that was listed by the Colombian & Brasilan government. We had an address and even though it was Sunday we decided ...

Industrial, red-bricked, Medellin

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey

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... when the ´basic four bed dorm´ was actually a steaming hot shed/greenhouse with four hammocks in it...however we moved indoors to proper beds for a nominal amount and had a pretty good experience. The hostel will be a great one in a little while, but for now it was a little dull and plain. Once we had put our bags away, we took two trains all the way to the outskirts of the city, where we took a connecting cablecar (why doesn´t Melbourne have these in ...

Days 151 - 152: Medellin, Colombia

A travel blog entry by tksa

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... the minibus, our tour guide began to tell us about Pablo, how by the age of 28 he was already leader of the Medellin cartel and becoming a well known member of society. His wealth allowed him to bribe government officials and police and so his drug empire grew until it was the biggest in the country. By building homes and football pitches for the poor, he became an incredibly popular 'Robin Hood-like' figure with the people of Medellin, who didn't ...

First Day in Medellin

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker

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... and learning from the Bible was taught on our website.

We had asked him to bring any questions he had with him. He had a long list. Carlos spoke pretty good English, so this enabled us to cover many more of his topics and fully discuss them.

We spoke with Carlos for 2 hours alone, and then our following appointment came. The four new ladies met Carlos and they all were glad to meet someone else in their city that believed ...

Next Country Over

A travel blog entry by tarae.griffin

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... the world and had so much money he helped build schools, churches, and other public things. I did not visit. http://www.kienyke.com/historias/compra n-la-casa-donde-murio-pablo-escobar/ http://www.tourist2townie.com/culture-f ood/photo-tour-pablo-escobars-medellin/ I liked Antioquía and the city of Medellín the most out of my stops overall. Lots of outdoor activities and it is pretty. Here too they had ciclovio, actually more. Sunday they close down a ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Carrera 30, 9A-47 (Transversal Inferior), Medellin, is near Museo de Antioquia, Parque Nacional del Cafe, Little City (El Pueblito), and Bare Foot Park (Parque de los Pies Descalzos).
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