Hotel TRYP Medellin
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... the traffic, around blind corners and narrow roads on the edge of a cliff...what an experience. I think Aaron has fingernail marks in his arm from where I was grabbing him out of fear. Finally after 10 hours we got into Medellin, got to our hostel and was relieved that it actually had a toilet seat, toilet paper and a hot shower...these 3 things seem to be in short supply in South America. We were in heaven, the shower was AMAZING! 13th- we decided to explore ...
... did. All seven of us talked for awhile, and then we talked with just the ladies. Two of the ladies, Gloria and Leticia, were interested in baptism, so we talked with them alone for another hour.
We made an appointment to talk more with Gloria and Leticia on Tuesday. Then we said our goodbyes. We had about 20 minutes to get ready to meet our next appointment for dinner plans at 6 PM. We went downstairs and Jaime F., his wife and ...
... They flooded the area to build a hydroelectric dam so it's actually man-made but it still looks amazing, this massive lake, or maybe a few lakes, that twist and turn around the land. Met Chris and Holly from our hostel at the top and a few others so headed off walking towards Guatape town with them. It's a really pretty town where everyone paints their houses in loads of lovely colours and some even have 3D pictures plastered and painted ...
... a large police truck stopped just ahead of us, officers jumped out and went to a market stall selling copies of DVDs & CDs and grabbed the blanket they were displayed on, wrapped them all up...while the owners were trying to hold on and fight the police like a "Tug of War"....the threw them in the truck and drove off. Most of the other street vendors immediately started packing their goods away but soon put them out again.
After that it was to the oldest ...
buenos dias Columbia! Country Number 6! We made it to the place where 20 years ago was the most murderous and dangerous city of the world. We flew (thankgoodness) from Quito to Medellin after having some issues with the aeroplane which was a bit niggly but arrived to a warm city. We hadn´t planned alot here as we only planned on staying 2 nights but found some Aussie mates that we had ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility