Hotel bh El Poblado
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... for Antioquia. Throughout the plaza, 365 illuminated columns were planned. Only 300 were completed, though. Good enough. We bought some guarapo and headed onward.
The next stop was the old train station. The tracks were torn up a long time ago, but an old train engine still sits in the middle of a cafe area. Here, we had another history lesson. Pablo asked for $1000 bill (50¢). The man on the 1000 peso bill is Jorge Gaitán, a very popular populist ...
... got to ride up one of the steep hills of the city. The lines are long to get onto a cable car but moved and in ten minutes we were riding with the locals who found it funny we were so into it and we chatted briefly with them, people are so friendly here. The cable car was an initiative of the city to build allowing the poorer people on the hills to access the public transort to get to the city centres and metro and thus assistance to make a living. Hence this ...
... way until sunrise. The dancing, the drinking, the continuous "que" word I say because in English "que" means "what". So I am learning Spanish, but to understand someone while there is loud music playing...no chance! So there was a lot of laughing at me because "I don't know what the **** your saying"! Hahaha! Sunday Funday....relax, hydrate and start planning my travels for this upcoming month. ...
... the reason they thin of them special, for years the people who lived here were isolated from other towns and cities. Paisas are known for their shrewd business sense, and entrepreneurial astuteness, which he explained no doubt came from a large population of Spanish Jewish settlers. The wealth of the city prospered around the 19th century, when the combination of gold and the steam locomotive came together. The city saw a large growth with other industries capitalising on the ...
... before arriving at the famous El Peñon rock. An enormous monolithic formation and the town's most-visited site. Using the 659-step staircase we climbed to the top of this gigantic boulder, whose peak stands at 7,000 feet (2,100 meters) above sea level. We enjoyed spectacular 360-degree views of the town, the lakes and the mountains. After returning down and rejoining those ...