Hotel Poblado Plaza
Travel Blogs from Medellin
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 …
... As said above, the plan was to stay 2 days and we ended up there over a week!! Even though we were at a pretty ***** hostel that even flooded one night and soaked all my stuff, including my travel diary!! Mom got a bit of a bollicking that night but she washed and dried all my stuff and we were best friends again!!:-) After Medellin it was straight onto a city called Cali! Another 12 hour overnight bus! We only stayed here for 2 nights as we were using Cali as our ...
Today was the Sabbath, and our morning was free of appointments. We took the time to do some Bible Study. At 1:00 PM, Scott went to the exercise room to fill the jacuzzi as we were going to have another baptism. We first met Carlos last November when we came to Medellín, and we have been in contact with him through e-mail for the last five months.
I met Carlos at 1:30 PM in the lobby when he arrived. We went ...
Despite the continuous rain, the city has a lot to offer. I took the cable car to the barrios outside of town, visited the Botero Parque which is full of statues with large proportions, went to the museum of Antioquia, hiked through the pine tree forest in Arvi Parque and did a daytrip to Guatape with its beautiful lakes. Also the free city tour by Pablo, who is a passionate Paisa trying to transform the image of Medellin, was a ...
... rise and fall of the hills and valleys. Its a lovely journey. Throughout the duration of these last 2 weeks we've been offered all manner of ridiculous journey times, often wildly inaccurate just to get a ticket sale. But I've brought along a Lonely Planet Travelbook and decide to go with their estimate of 2 hours so we can roughly plan our half day sightseeing. The 2 hours is correct and we get dropped off at a tourist information booth on the main road. El Penol has been ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet