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... secondary line, which you pay more for, and I was expecting it to be mostly for tourist as it was 4100 COP each way (around 2 dollars, when usual metro ticket is 1400 COP) but it was mostly Colombian families and couples using the cable car, which rose high up the mountain side, and within minutes we were transported from the massive sprawling city, into a forestry, a national park, the change was very surreal, but a great experience. We walked mainly following tar maced roads to ...
... up one of the lifts (maybe 1,000 feet) to see an area called Santo Domingo. When we get there we find that city Government had built a big modern library in the middle of this low income barrio. The library had each floor designed to appeal to a certain age group, with plenty of internet connectivity -- all of it used when we visited. And a place for an art show on the top. Sponsored graffiti adorned the community space outside ...
... was not something I wanted to see.
Angry cars. Safe bird.
I place a slightly firmer grip on the bird and we make it the rest of the way.When I walk into the animal hospital, the receptionist greets me, "Buenas tardes, como estas?"Me: Yo, estoy bien... (I bring the bird up to eye level) Este pajaro... no se si esta bien..."Receptionist makes a face.Me: Encontre el pajaro en la avenida en la tierra... que puedes hacer?Receptionist starts laughing and making gestures like.. ...
... air, low beer prices, and your own music.
The next night, my last in Medellin, Aaron and I went to a fancy bar that overlooks the city. It was there that I realized how nice it was getting to know Aaron's love for life, adventure, and giving back to the community. We drank a beer at this bar and then ate dinner at our favorite pizza place. After this I went home to pack my things for the bus journey later that night. Next stop: The Caribbean coast.
... to include in our online booking. Linda really must improve her Spanish language skills! It wasn't long before we were on way on a VivaColombia flight to Medellin. A ridiculously short flight into a city which was once the murder capital of the world in the dark days of Pablo Escobar. He was once regarded as one of the richest people on earth and offered to pay off the countries National Debt in return for the government turning a blind eye to his activities. He is dead ...
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