Hotel San Fernando Plaza Medellin
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... met a few guys who just came from there and all thier advice was its a beautiful country but just too hard at the moment, So my next stop is Medellin. A city south near the middle of Colombia in the middle of the Andes mountain range. It sits in a valley with parts of the city built up the sides of the mountains, One of the most beautiful cities I have laid eyes on around the world. 20 something years ago Pablo Escobar, the cocaine cartel, ruled the city. It was named ...
... didnt stop the locals going over it on motorbikes with their whole family on the bike at the same time. I was happy just to chill and sit so i didnt go in the water which i think was a good idea because everyone who did had that musty weird smell to then after. Next stop and the stop we are all looking forward to is the rock of Guatape. Its such a weird looking thing. From the back where the car park is you could see the stairs that you climb to get ...
... and Lauren. We had a great day out. We climbed this massive rock and then got amazing views over the islands. We then went to the town of Guatape which reminded me of being at a theme park. Everything was so brightly coloured and I kind of felt like it was a brightly coloured western cowboy town! Really pleased we went, as even the journey there was lovely, as we went through lots of rolling lush green hills.
I used the metro system in medellin to get to the plaza mayor to see the giant animals made in flowers. Then I went into the shopping centre and saw designs made on wooden boards. I visited the botanical gardens where there was a huge orchid show with fantastic ...
... by the city council to create easy access to the city for those living in the mountains. The cable cars are completely free and an interesting way to spend an atfternoon for tourists. However it is quite sad to see the poverty and especially the filthy little kids running around not knowing any different. We also took a day trip, whilst in Medellin to El Penon de Guatape 'The Rock of Guatape', 2 hours outside of the city! We jumped on a local bus to get there and ...