Travel Blogs from Medellin
You can come on to Medellín whatever month because the weather is very good all year. You can dodifferents types of activities in the city but the parties are the most famous in Colombia because there aredifferents areas fordifferents likes and people. If you like rock you can visit Poblado park or Villa de Aburrá and talk with friends and drink a …
... day. And we were fine with that. Simply spending time there with Juan doing something productive and learning more about his culture was really fun and enlightening. We ended up actually getting dressed and leaving the apt at around 4pm. the weather was PERFECT. But before leaving, Juan gave us the the 411 because he was concerned... These were the rules: -Don't accept a drink from anyone unless you see the bartender pour it....because of the date rape drug -Don't shake ...
... grabbed some street food at Poblado and head for San Antonio, ($1900 ticket, each way). Almost as soon as we get there we start checking out the shops and get reeled in to a tiny store under the vast overhead metro station. I'm looking for a polo top and get hooked on a Colombia football polo top.. and then a short sleeved home shirt too. A deal has to be done and i knock $10000 off the $75000 asking price. Already feeling like a seasoned bargainer we head through the shop ...
... how close I had come to an almost certain near-death experience, I strengthened my resolve to never ever risk going anywhere near such a danger zone again without adequate precautions. And so, as we prepared for our trip to Colombia, the nasty subject of yellow fever reared its ugly head. Should we get the vaccination or not? The pros: It protects you for at least ten years from another potentially fatal disease that is endemic in certain parts ...
... got recommended the Black Sheep Hostel in Medellin, close to the metro a 10 minute walk, and about a 15 minute walk to the Zona Rosa, where a load of bars, restaurants and clubs where, they also have on site Spanish class, which were over subscribed when I was there, but another teacher Lauren was based on the same street, and arranged for some private classes during my stay. I also booked on to a city walking tour for the morning.
Our guide Pablo picked us up from ...
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