Hotel Plazuela San Ignacio
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... we were tired and the further we walked, the worse the area and streets became, we decided to just jump on the metro, and get off at Pablado for the standard 2000peso fee each. We get off at Pablado and make our way to Parque Lleris which is where the main nightlife of the Zona Rosa is, but after walking the 1km there, it was pretty average and not too appealing. Yes it was during the day, but it still looked pretty average area. Back to the Exito to grab some food for ...
... here. Nearby the hostel is a massive hypermarket. I havenīt seen a place like this for nearly six months and even back in Finsbo Park I was able to avoid these brain sucking consumerist cathedrals, thanks to the proliferation of small independent grocers. In Brazil, Bolivia and Peru there is nowhere near as much choice. For example, in Peru you can get one type of Palta, (avocado). Here, there are at least five different species of Aguacate, as they call it. One of them is ...
... Parque Nacional Arvi, on Santa Elena mountain. The gondolas are slower than at home, but it reminded me of being at Louise in the summertime. On the second gondola (the first is part of your metro ticket), I ended up with a family. The 5-6 year old boy was very cute as he kept pointing out to his mother "look at all the plants mom... Look at all the trees!" At the top, they had a small farmers market. I got a sandwich and fruit ...
... nice from the hostel and started to play some pool. There was a Norweigan here now aswell who was maybe in his early 30s boasting of how much coke he took in the past week. He also had dreads, white with dreads and living like a scum bag whos feet were absolutely reeking i was sick of speaking to him or even being around him. That boy needs a wash. Gus got pretty good at pool quick for never having played before. Sams still not back by this time and maybe he ...
... which was the murder capital of the world during the 1990s. Naturally, the best way to learn about Medellin's dark history was by taking the 'Pablo Escobar Tour' which shuttled us around the significant sites.
The cocaine boom years began in the early 1980s. At the height of its power, the Medellin drug cartel, led by Escobar, brought in more than US$60 million per day. Medellin was the centre of the worldwide cocaine trade, ...