Hotel Plaza Caracas

Address: Calle 54 45-17 , Medellin, Colombia | Hotel
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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Plaza Caracas Medellin

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Travel Blogs from Medellin

VIVA Colombia

A travel blog entry by kevandjen on May 29, 2015

1 comment, 37 photos

... a free thing to do in the city and is very pretty with abundance of tree you can sit under, watch squirrels and birds and just relax and take a break from the city. However, not the most relaxing on a public holiday when everyone from Medellin wants to escape the city. We ended up getting an ice cream, people watching for a while and then heading back to the hostel. After a little reading time and a nap. We went to make a salad for dinner. We ended up chatting to quite a few ...

Colombia--Here We Come!

A travel blog entry by gayle_hoefker on Mar 29, 2015

1 photo

... until midnight when the alarm decided to go off. AARGH! Scott had carefully turned the alarm button to "off" as he did on his alarm at home, but on this clock "off" was in the opposite direction and in his tired state, he didn't notice that. It took us both awhile to get back to sleep.

Even though we were very tired, we were looking forward to seeing the members in Medellín tomorrow.


Solitude and success in the mountains.

A travel blog entry by rowannewman on Mar 03, 2015

11 photos

... in the courtyard of the hacienda with the family watching them go about their daily life as they had done for perhaps centuries. A very happy family who had the marks of the mountains etched in their weather beaten faces and tough hands. They fed me well and the next morning I went off to met my guide Wilson (hoping he would not turn out to be a deflated football). Having likened myself to Mallory and Hillary, I hate to disappoint you all but I took El Lechero, ...

Meeting Pablo Escobar - Medellin

A travel blog entry by shaunandlouise on Jan 05, 2015

1 comment, 50 photos

... of Colombia as to whether Pablo was a good or bad thing for the country. On the tour we also visited his grave. You could not miss his grave as there were 2 massive Miami style palm trees. This was Pablo's trademark, all his buildings were white and had Miami Palm trees, bought over from America. Pablo was very successful at his job but he did end up in Prison at one point. However he managed to wangle a deal with the police that he would be ...

The drugs have gone, an inspirational city remains

A travel blog entry by coletteandkam on Oct 21, 2014

5 photos

... he is that we have come to visit his city and his country. Bringing tourism and a more positive stigma back to a country that has fought so hard to lose its bad reputation.
Pablo's story of how Colombia pulled itself from the brink of self destruction was enough to bring anyone to tears of hope and give both me and Kam goosebumps!

We left Medellin to undergo another incredibly long day of travelling to begin a voluntary project in South Colombia.


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