Mediterraneo Hotel Medellin
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... used to only seeing these kind of stairs in shopping malls, not outside in a poor neighborhood.
We got on and within 6 mins we reached the top. At the top there was a nice Colombian man who talked to us (well mainly to Gen as I did not understand a word :). He explained that before the escalators, the 12,000 peoples living in this community had to walk hundreds of steps to get home, which took over 30 mins. Now with these new escalators it only ...
... flashing light on te front and back, which gave me a little mental comfort, but the reality was that I could not see the trucks with their lights on until they were about 10 yards in front of me. So now in addition to the big trucks, switchbacks, there was almost 0 visibility. I could not see anything on the side of the road so was afraid I would go past our stop. It had gotten quite steep at this pony. I was at 130K and was giving it my all for the last two. I came across ...
... At the cementary you can also see the prison that Pablo built himself and where he spent 1 year "doing time" only to escape through a secret passageway he had designed himself to avoid being moved to prison in Miami. We then saw the site of one of Pablos homes that was bombed by the Cali Cartel in an effort to kill him and his family and we followed the route that they took to escape to what used to be Pablos parents home house.It was there that we met his brother Roberto (he is now ...
... Our first couple of days were spent in Medellin, a city I didn't know either so we went off to discover it together. Wandering around downtown Medellín is certainly a bit different to Beckenham High Street as Mum soon commented. We then took a trip to see a social development project in Comuna 13, in its recent history it was the most dangerous neighbourhood in Medellin at the height of Pablo Escobar's reign of terror and drugs in the 1980's and into the 1990's. The barrio ...
... made it there, I am going back again in February – this time for the carnival in Barranquilla and I will see two more places that I haven’t before – Cartagena and Barranquilla.
I obviously couldn’t capture so many other things , the little differences in the accents between paisas and rolos, how people love sharing and arent crazy about dirtying their fingers, etc. in short it was such a beautiful experience , and I am sure that I will only keep going back for ...