Hotel Casa Portico

Carrera 36 No 8A - 96 Zona Rosa, Medellin, 57, Colombia | 2 star hotel
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Wish list

A travel blog entry by jonnyanddonna on Jul 30, 2014

... in this department to Donna. Tonight we're sleeping underneath a bush.

6 Sun Cream. The only single item that is costing more than water is sun cream. Based on recent calculations I've spent the gross domestic product of North Korea on sun cream. If you collected all of the sun cream I've used over the course of the year and died it pink you could remake ghost busters two.

5. Food. Sometimes we cook for ourselves on this trip and ...

The City of Eternal Spring

A travel blog entry by howszmig on Jun 21, 2014

2 comments, 10 photos

... actually part of the metro system, so it didn't even cost a dollar to ride it. After the cable car we headed to the botanical garden, really beautiful. The butterfly garden was a particular highlight. Unfortunately I started to feel poorly by that time, I've come down with a stinking cold. So as we had been out ages, we decided to head back to home from home and cook dinner. Tomorrow we head to Salento. Lots of love ...

Medellin

A travel blog entry by ashysingh on Apr 23, 2014

... lord after all..anyway Roberto is very old and lives behind a huge Gate. The house is pretty simple and it happened to be the one of Pablo's last hideouts days before he died. Roberto is the nicest old man! He shook hands with us all and told is to ate all the pictures we want. We saw Pablo's car that he used to smuggle drugs across the border with, his jet ski that frank Sinatra gifted to him! And other ...

Past and Present

A travel blog entry by -ninavale- on Mar 22, 2014

10 photos

... or so it looks like; the city itself doesn’t look like it has have much to offer, and it seems strange that a lot of people met in the past preferred it to Bogota. The center would be very picturesque with a square full of statues made by Botero, who was born here, but it immediately gave us the feeling of a sketchy place full of shady characters; not very surprisingly we were not recommended to come here in the evening or at night. The rest of the city looks like ...

Medellín in the lights

A travel blog entry by jim.coates on Dec 23, 2013

8 comments, 26 photos

Medellín is back!! Since 1993 when police killed local drug lord Pablo Escobar, Medellin has been struggling to get back to normal. The presence of the FARC and other groups of guerrillas in the mountains and forests surrounding this mountain city slowed the process. Now that the FARC and government are negotiating an end to violence, and there is a truce in place, fear is gone and the region has taken off. The town is the capital ...

Location

This 2 star hotel, located on Carrera 36 No 8A - 96 Zona Rosa, 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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