Hotel Poblado Alejandria
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... and rum and just went for it. The idea was to get suitably inebreiated early so I wouldn't have to pay for expensive drinks in the club. With a few drinking games it worked too!
About 15 of us from the hostel (that'll be most of the hostel) ended up going, and most of those were on one type of drug or another. Whilst I've got nothing against anyone doing whatever they want (as long as it doesn't detrimentally affect anyone else), drugs ...
... fields in the slums funded through exporting cocaine to the US. Clearly a hero amongst the lower class, he was briefly elected to congress before being booted out. Around this time the US began to crackdown on drug trafficking and unsuccessfully attempted to have Escobar extradited to the US. Escobar famously claimed to prefer a grave in Colombia than a prison in the US and hired an army of guerrillas to ensure the Medellin cartel was ...
... I got up and out early with the intention of working all day and making lots of money. I told Estefa before I left that in as going to come home with at least 100,000 pesos ($50). That's about 4 times the minimum day's wage in Colombia. After finding the lone Leatherman dealer in Colombia (I looked else where but nothing else in Medellin had all the things I liked about my Leatherman Juice), I headed there on a bus. By this point in the afternoon I was already halfway at ...
... Cartagena were also on our bus so we shared our time in Medellin with them which was really fun. We arrived to The Black Sheep Hostel in a really cute residential area....first stop was lunch! We then headed to downtown Medellin by the new metro system - the first and only metro system in South America! The streets downtown were line with stalls selling bags and shoes of ALL sorts, they were all selling the same stuff! The park in the city had these crazy ...
... to improve transport links for people who live in the poorer areas of the city but also offers some amazing views of the landscape. At the top of the cable car ride there was a national park area but we decided made our way back to the hostel before dark.
Unfortunately we were unable to go on the famous Pablo Escabar tour due to it being a public holiday but we made some ...