Travel Blogs from Rionegro
... the entire city.
Once the power came back, cheers and clapping erupted and candles were snuffed out. Music began blaring, drinks continued to flow, food was served, and dancing and games were everywhere. Babies were enjoying the celebration from the comfort of their mother's arms. Toddlers were running inside and out. Teenagers, young people, parents, and grandparents were all at this party.
The occasion for all ...
... zig zagging up to the top of the towering stone. So up we went, 740 steps in total (and they are pretty chunky ones!) The view from the top is beautiful. You get a birds eye view of the maze of blue waterways in between the green islands and red coloured rock. Further away are rolling green hills and we had the most perfect blue sky ...
... government officials, judges, and other politicians. He used a strategy referred to as "plata o plomo", which means accept a bribe or face assassination. He personally executed uncooperative people and had any person he viewed as a threat assassinated. He was a brilliant businessman as he gained the support of many people by building houses for the poor, soccer fields for the children, and he even offered to pay for all of the debt acquired by the Colombian ...
... dinner in Il Forno, it is pretty big, but we had decent pizza! (To bad we had a table next to a sex-tourist from the US.) After dinner we wanted to have some drinks somewhere and we stepped into a bar with pooltables and did some games, I'm sorry to say that I lost and Elske won ...
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Today GL, Elaine and I had a driver, Hannan to take us to the city centre in Medellin to visit the Museo D Antioquia and Botanical Gardens. We met up with Anna and Monica at the museum and again at the gardens for lunch.
The work of the world renowned Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero is concentrated here at this museum and around the square ...
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Glorieta Aeropuerto Internacional Jose Maria Cordova, Rionegro | 3 star hotelfrom $144