Movich Las Lomas Hotel
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... fairly quickly and was swiftly replaced with, '**** it'.
Guatape: Purdy place with neat giant rock.
I mean, that is it in a nutshell, but it really was pretty. Climbed up 740 stairs to get to the top. Reminded me of going up Bunker Hill monument with Jules, Craig and Cooper. I think in hindsight that Bunker Hill was harder because we didn't take any breaks. Took at least 3 going up 'GI' rock.
Once the city of Drug era Escobar, and clear and present danger, Medellin was really amazing, Especially coming from me, who usually likes to avoid big cities. They have an amazing metro system that covers approximately 23km up and down the city, a massive metro cable system that takes you above the barrio laden hillsides and up to the top of the mountain for a spectacular view of the city. There is also a national park up top. We stayed in ...
... to get in, bought a couple of drinks that where a slightly larger fortune, and then realised the club was empty and our hostel pals where not in here haha. Basically, they'd decided not to go in when they found out how much it is, came to get us and somehow we passed them without noticing. We left that club after someone knocked Michaels drink from his hand, and ended up finding the others near by. We went to a little club that had a Colombian man singing badly and ...
... the wanted poster which was all over the news in Colombia during the US-backed manhunt for the Escobar brothers and other members of the Medellin cartel. He then proudly showed us photos of a family holiday in the US, with the brothers posing in front of the White House and in the FBI museum, while the US military was looking for them in Colombia! After showing us various photos not found in Google images, Don Roberto offered us the opportunity to ask him any questions ...
... little traffic. In this area, we saw millions of palm trees, as it is the main crop for the area (palm oil). Colombia has the largest diversity of palms in the world, and although a few specific species were being cultivated in farms, there was also a large variety of palms we have never seen before, and quite beautiful.
The sun was going down and we finally found the small village of La ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking