Hotel Poblado Plaza
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Wednesday was a travel day. We were able to get up and eat at normal times before our flight. That was nice! We had no problems with our flight to Bogotá and continuing on to Medellín. We did get at light lunch in Bogotá during our layover. We were able to get empanadas made with corn which has no leavening.
We arrived in Medellín and …
... t my bag. It just doesn't seem right that you need to alter your mood/beahaviour/personality in order to have a good time. That includes alcohol too, and I often have sober stints, but it can be pretty hard when you are the only one sober so there is noone to have a decent conversation with past 10 o'clock. Plus I tried weed as a kid, and it didn't agree with me, so if the 'weakest' drug doesn't comply there's hardly any point in progressing! Having ...
... in the country and offered $2,000 for the life of a policeman. This narco-terrorism led to Medellin becoming an extremely dangerous place and it was only when Escobar took down a commercial airliner containing 2 American's before the American's intervened and helped take down Escobar in a bloody shoot-out in 1995, though our guide claimed he killed himself to prevent being captured and extradited. Although originally seen as a Robin Hood figure, he was ...
... so I splurged and bought the mini version of the Juice (considerably more ****** and small). Imported items like Leathermans cost about twice as much here as they would in the states so I couldn't get what I wanted but at least it has a knife, screwdriver, pliers and a wire cutter: all the necessary things to repair my guitar and change strings. I bought the multitool in a small office way out in the boons where the nice guy (who tried very hard to speak English with ...
... made of bronze...mainly of fat characters!
Medellin is a city in a valley so its extremely steep and full of hills, getting out of the city up the hills takes a powerful car! And your ears pop!
We then headed to Zona Rosa which is the party area full of restaurants and bars...oh and a tattoo shop! We felt we needed to get the 'travel hippie' look so we got our noses pierced...a very weird experience! I had the man shouting RELAX RELAX in ...