Four Points by Sheraton Medellin
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Until I arrived in Colombia I didn't realise how big the country was, note for future travel DO MORE RESEARCH!!! Everywhere here is just so spread out, I already miss the short bus journeys in Central America!! Thirteen hour night bus to Medellin in which I realised the Colombians really need to dial down the air conditioning! This city was once the worlds most murderous however you wouldn't think it today! We walked round looking at various churches, free museums, one of which ...
... undeterred we headed to Ecoparque Cerro el Volador in the city to get away for the hustle and bustle and in fact found a gem. Stunning views over the city were topped off by the amount of butterflies and birds all around. It was a very suitable and tranquil last day, finished off by cocktails before Mum treated me to a great steak to top it all off. All in all it was atop three weeks, I doubt it was much like the holidays Mum was used to but I think the difference made it all ...
... a bird statue which was blown up, killing nearly 100 people. The remains were swiftly accompanied by a new version, signifying past and present. Although the tour was free as they encourage people to get to know their city, it was worth 35,000 pesos (e12) so we tipped accordingly since the guides' wages were based on tips alone.
We took a trip to the cable car in the afternoon to a view point of the city. The cable car, unlike that in ...
... I was whisked away into the oh so green valleys surrounding Medellin (the airport is well outside the city), and then into the city itself, which you first see from the top heights of the vast valley in which it is situated. What a sight for dust covered eyes. What a contrast to the previous 10 days in Bolivia.
Within hours of landing, Camilla had taken me to one of the outer suburbs, Manrique, where her company, through the provision of community ...
... they could wash all our clothes and even dry them, all in a mere 4 days. We took our business elsewhere.
For the lolz we then decided to take the Metro rail downtown and walk around a bit. We caught the very end of a battle of the bands in a plaza downtown, bought some guarapo guarapo guarapo guarapo (sugarcane juice... aka sugar water) from a street vendor with a vocabulary of 1 word, and tried ...