Hotel Poblado Campestre
Travel Blogs from Medellin
... pot of century or architecture...everything is so dynamic, people everywhere shouting. They love to use a microphone to sell everything so we had to get used to... After 3days in Medellin, we did quite all go what has been recommended to us from Medellin touristic map. Our favourite spots are: - area near the centro administration la Alpujarra. Full of parks and in the center there is a huge statue. Never seen something like that, so much details on it and it is powerful because ...
... to our hostel we booked tomorrow a walking tour of the city centre before we plan to take an overnighter bus to Bogota. Tuesday July 1st. Up early we packed our backpacks and had a quick fruit breakfast before heading to the meeting spot at the metro for the free walking tour. All up 20 backpackers had booked this tour on line. Our guide Hernan was a local who had also lived in New York and he spent the next 4 hours walking us through the good and shady parts of ...
... who knew what was round the corner! Obviously my favourite part of the fort tho haha.
Every wednesday the road we were staying on has a massive street party, we had heard this before we got to Cartagena. It was true and we happened to be there on a wednesday... it was boss basically all the bars / hostels playing music as loud as they could. It was also weird how obvious it was to us that the police seemed to be working with drug dealers. In taganga ...
... National whooped a minor team 5 - 1. The other highlight of my time in Medellin was an exotic fruits tour, run by the same company as the walking tour. We got to see local markets, and try around 14 different fruits we dont get in Europe. We even had an announcement from the management of the market, welcoming the visitors from the Untited States, Finland and the UK, something so small made me remember that day so much Colombia is definitely special! Next stop Cali famous for its Salsa dancing!
... of the trip from Cartagena to Medellin. We immediately loved Medellin and found it very hard to imagine that not all that long ago it was considered one of the most dangerous cities in the world, although some parts definitely still feel quite dodgy. We did a huge walking tour and checked out all the major sites. The historical centre wasn't quite so good as some we have seen, however the Zona Rosa area where we were staying was brilliant. Jim did ...
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