Hotel La Casa Medellin
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... him for that. We headed to Parque Lleras which is the heart of Medellin's Zona Rosa. This is the apparently the playground for Medillin's upper crust. This is an area full of restaurants, bars, nightlife, beautiful boutique stores etc. We had a late lunch at a restaurant called Basillas. Hmm Hmmm it was sooo good. Our server was in LOVE with Tiffany. He was only a tad bit taller than Tiff, really pretty smile, curly hair, and Colombian of coarse.....a Pisa!! He was such ...
... Balance. We bargain for about 10 minutes and various other store workers come over to watch. After threatening to walk about 4 times i get the price i want. Jewellery next for Yeimy, she bargains and gets money off.. then gets a top, fake Nike but who knows?! and then some fake Lacoste trainers, where the guy also tries to also sell me everything but his teeth. A few hours later and several bags heavier we decide to head onto Universidad and to the planetarium. Its really nice ...
... a couple of days I took a funny turn. Yes, I know, how ever could we tell the difference? A suddenly rapid and irregular heartbeat whilst preparing a nice vinaigrette dressing for a prime, fat Peruvian avocado was quickly followed by dizziness and fainting. This was not funny. Dinner was only half cooked and if we stopped now it could easily be ruined!
Common sense and an overwhelming sense of self-preservation prevailed, however, ...
... front of a showpiece loco. This was to be his stage for the next 15 minutes, whilst he used the railway track as a timeline for Medellins history. Using his hat and water bottle, as props or markers for key points in the cities history. He started off explaining that Paisas (people from Medellin) consider themselves different from other Colombians, and by different they think better than other Colombians. The city is a large bowl surrounded by mountains, which is said to be ...
... oversold the tickets so we ended up just squatting on some railing behind the last row of seats downstairs and watching the game from there. Luckily Medellin won so there were no riots... There were tears of happiness in the crowd though and lots of celebrations. The next morning we went on the free walking tour of the city. It was fantastic. Pablo, the guide was very passionate about Medellin, telling stories of it's troubled past and highlighting changes that have been made ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services