Hotel Portales Del Campestre
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Portales Del Campestre Medellin
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... on tables together, and every single one of them laughing and smiling constantly. The overwhelming joy of the place was intoxicating, and we have been drunk on it since. Since then we have taken a bus to Medellin (ex-most murderous city in the world in the 90's) where it was the festival of flowers! We were staying at a hotel like hostel called, Casa Kiwi. Our first day was spent mastering the metro and visiting the closed botanical gardens... That evening we saw that ...
... declined to explore.
Once we returned to the vally floor we visited a Botanical garden which featured local plants. There were a wide variety of cacti, palms and succulents. I think only Gary A and Tom S will be able to identify these.
We had an encounter with an Iguana on the sidewalk. He had a face only a mother could love. There was a butterfly exhibit and I took some photos of ...
... ticket return, as it saves you having to queue on your return trip, especially if you're getting back at the hellish rush hour.
Parce, Marica, Guayabo (hangover), Mucho tilin tilin y nada de paletas, Aca, Que Mas?, Que Ihoeputa de cosa tan rica, Dale pues!, Pues, una chimba, que chévere, que oso
... and says 3000peso each. Neither of us have ever ridden a horse and we were keen to do some actual horse riding over here (on proper half day type treks through the Andes) so for a few bucks, we agree and jump on the saddle, grab the reigns and set off for the slow walk up the hill. Leesh got a dud horse who was very slowly making its way up, while my horse was trying to speed around the outside of two other guys in front of us, while the old man kept tugging the lead back to pull ...
So Christmas here ended up being amazing, despite the bit of homesickness I felt, which was inevitable. Shortly after I wrote my blog post, the whole family started rolling in. Aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, babies. Everyone was there. After hanging out for a while listening to Colombian music and drinking Colombian beer, and once it turned midnight and was actually Christmas day, they started bringing out the presents one by one. They had all been ...