Hotel San Fernando Plaza Medellin
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Refrigerator in room
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... was thunder and lightning. Understandably they took everyone out of the cars at the last station up the mountain and stopped the cable car service. So we were stranded there, hoping this storm passed so we could take the cable cars back down the mountain. Otherwise it would have been complicated and costly to make our way back to the hostel with buses and/or taxi. Luckily, after about an hour the storm passed and we were back on our way via the cable cars ...
... unremarkable and utterly forgettable in every respect I know for a fact Ella and I will never forget it. A local man fell in love with Ella that night - he taught her salsa and was very good about asking my permission over and over again. This same man ended up offering our group cocaine, to which we all politely declined. He replied saying we were very lucky because he was in fact an undercover police officer and he then showed us his badge... After slightly ...
... So will make this short even though I could go on and on. We had an unbelievable descent into the outskirts of the city. Love my disc brakes because it is so much fun to let the bike go on the steep downhills. We fell and fell and then out of nowhere the most spectacular vista of the city appears. It was a Sunday, so traffic was manageable and we had 4 local riders guide us through the city. Here, as in Bogota, they close one half of the major thoroughfare through the ...
... 233; famed for El Peñol, a huge granite monolith 200m tall with 700 steps to reach the top and an incredible 360 degree panorama of the man made lake which covers this area and provides 35% of Colombia's electricity. Mum and I smashed it up the rock in only 40 mins and admired the view for sometime before heading to town or rather El Pueblito de Los Zocalos. A zocalo is a painting on the bottom half of a wall and almost every house in the town had them, really ...
... you're a Rollo :P) and Matteo for making me feel so welcome and showing me a good time!
For all those considering Medellin, I can recommend it as a good place to get accustumed to the Colombian, or specifically the Antioqian, way of life. A trip to the Parque Arvi just outside Medellin was one of my first trips. The voyage itself to get there was also fantastic, taking us over the Communas (Favellas) and a large forrested area by ...