Hotel San Fernando Plaza Medellin
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Refrigerator in room
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... scheduled for the day before. Was I scared? absolutely not, our risk is always car and trucks, not some political skirmish. It was cool though seeing military at many places along the route. We took it easy for the first 100K, and arrived at the climb fairly fresh, but 60 miles is still 60 miles. Now we had to climb 38K straight up, about 6,200 ft. The average grade was just over 5%, but some gamins had parts as high as 21% and I can tell you it was much mud steeper ...
... of German that i learned years ago in school! We all stumbled home together back to the hostel and were in bed for around 6am.
Day 3 -
We had planned for Sunday to be a ...
... it's good.
- desert (usually with arequipe) is often accompanied by a glass of milk.
- milk is usually bought in sealed plastic bags and then set in a plastic container in the fridge, with a top corner cut open; water can be found like this also.
- Arepas are to Colombia as pastizzi are to Malta.
- you can hail a bus literally anywhere on the road. Bus stops are mainly for ...
... bus up. We see people boarding the bus, and thinking of how cold it may be in Bogota up in the altitude, I go down to my backpack and grab my jumper. But the guy who took us to the bus back in Medellin, waves as if to say, don't worry about grabbing stuff out of your bag and getting back on as another bus pulled up. He whistles and waves me down and points to my bag and points to the bus, as the rest of the bus workers all start laughing as I hold my jumper. This second ...
... who got killed as he scored an own goal and Escobar himself. We then went to one of his houses and met his brother Roberto and house now a museum but it got attacked not long ago, I think 2009 as people believe money still hidden in secret hiding places. Bullet holes in walls and doors. Roberto himself had a letter bomb in his face while he was in prison and has had to have plastic surgery on his face at least 25 times, is blind in one eye and ...