Movich Las Lomas Hotel
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That night, after a drink at La Boa, we were invited by an Imagine colleague (one of the workshop teachers) to his family's party held in the slums of Medellin. After taking a bus that goes straight up the hills to the east of the city, Aaron and I got off of the bus in the dark. The neighborhood we were in did not have electricity at the moment. We followed the source of the noise and found ourselves in the backyard of a small ...
Around this area it is very hard not to notice Piedra de Penol- a huge monolithic rock, that seems to stand up from nowhere like a giant. We decided to hike to the top of it today. From our hostel it's about a 45 minute walk to get to the bottom, crossing a few bridges along the way. Then on one side there is a staircase built into the ...
... and the Medellin drug cartel is said to have controlled eighty percent of cocaine shipments. These shipments came from Peru and Bolivia, were funneled through Colombia with Escobar’s Medellin cartel, and then were mainly shipped to the United States and surrounding areas. Although it is said that Escobar’s shipments went as far as Asia. Not only was Escobar in charge of this empire, he also used his money and power to bribe and gain control ...
Again a lovely breakfast with a nice little 'lomito' sandwich and Belgian waffles! and good coffee! We took the metro and cablecarts to see and overlook the whole city. We met a Dutch guy in the cable cart that was migrated to Canada and was now working in Colombia at the moment. ...
... art room. This was a big help to Alan in introducing himself to the class as they could see the various types of painting media and subjects tackled. Alan then did a simple portrait proportions of the human face demo and the class copied into their sketch books and afterwards they partnered-up and drew each other. They were very enthusiastic and all managed to do some good work although some were better than ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking