Hotel bh El Poblado

Cra 43 No 9 Sur 35, Medellin, Colombia | Hotel
Prices starting from $94.00

Travel Blogs from Medellin

And so to Colombia. Part one: Medellin

A travel blog entry by conchwillow


... Escobar that even now visitors spend good money on grisly Escobar-themed city tours, some 20 years after he was shot dead as he tried to flee government forces…

Flying over lush green hills dotted with million-dollar mansions and sprinkled with cool swimming pools and landing at Medellin’s sparkly new international airport took us quite by surprise. This was really not what we had expected. It was strangely reminiscent of ...

30th Jan - 6th Feb Medellin Madness

A travel blog entry by stuwelly


... 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 ...

Medellin & Ciudad Perdida, Colombia

A travel blog entry by rangjill


... or security for granted; they appreciate the progress their country has made and value the sacrifice each family makes. Currently, there is an 18 month military service mandate for every male once they are 18 years old, although exemptions can be bought. Service is stressfully chosen in a "lottery" where your selection could be one of four things: army, military, civil service, or a free pass. In Colombia, Christmas celebrations are held on December 24th. We had ...

Travel Day--Twilight Zone

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker


... taxi to a Centro Commercial and there would be sit down restaurants. We have encountered this before and there ended up not being any sit down restaurants, but they assured us there were some there.

We finally got to the Centro Commercial (Mall) and we walked clear through the mall--very few stores were open--until we came to where they told us to go, and it was a food court--ugh!! We were tired, hungry, and it was late. We decided ...

Slave to the peanut butter.

A travel blog entry by jinbetravelin


... a picture of the giant apple (mentioned in previous post) that made me squeal, "Oh my God!" like a sorority chick. You're welcome.

Strange Fruit 2:
Guanabana: Size: roughly the size of two footballs (American) weight:4-8lbs? depending on if you get a baby or a mama size. Green with dull spikes on the outside. Flesh looks and feels like raw fish. Tastes like awesomeness in your mouth? thumbs up.

Alright, I got nothin else for ...

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