Hotel Poblado Alejandria
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Lørdag 23. Juli.
Vi sto opp tidlig for å reise fra Panama til Medellin i Colombia. Vi hadde en drosjesjåfør som hadde det veldig travelt. Hadde hjerte i halsen opptil flere ganger. Trafikk-kulturen her i Sør Amerika er ikke norsk kjørestandard. Her ligger man helt tett oppi rompa på bilen foran og kjører forbi ved aller første anledning, om …
... to Cerro Nutibara, a large hill at the summit of which are panoramic views of the city and a replica colonial village, Pueblito Paisa, all of which was a little unusual. It was a pleasant walk through the forest however. We then took the metro bus (similar to Bogota´s fantastic transmilenio) to the botanical gardens, which were beautiful to stroll through and take in the wildlife (including some persistently clingy butterflies, some randy ducks, and a couple of ...
... bathed in a sun sat comfortably in its bright blue sky. Wow. Its then that the door nudges open and the lovely neckerchiefed ex street dog, Lulu officially welcomes us too. This is one of most wonderful places i've ever been. We take it all in, do a little unpacking and head straight out. We're informed theres 2 ways to walk to the base entrance of El Penol, 1 back down the main road and the other a pathway just across the road, which we decide to take. The path runs around ...
Friday 21st February - Day 151
Today was a new day and we were keen to put the woes of yesterday behind us. We'd booked ourselves onto Medellin's most popular tour - the Pablo Escobar tour.
For those who don't already know, Pablo Escobar was one of the world's most prolific drug dealers. Until his death in the mid-90s, he was leader of the Medellin drug cartel and at his height of power was the 7th richest man in the world.
... week of visiting, short nights, and not entirely sleeping well each night. The adrenaline finally tapered off and my body was relaxing. I dozed for most of that flight.
We arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica where we had 37 minutes to make our connection. They were working on the escalator, so the only way to pass through to where we needed to go was by using the elevator. Only 4-5 people could get on the elevator at one time. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility