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... placed to go tonight. That place really made both of us turn down so we were ready to turn it in for the night. The following day, I get up early and as usual sleeping beauty is still resting lol. (love you Tiff). I made breakfast. By the way, it was very nice of Juan to allow us to make breakfast each day we were there. We saved mucho dinero by doing so. This is the first air bnb I've stayed where it was ok to do so. After breakfast, Juan drove us to the train station so ...
... but the website is sometimes unfathomable and we accidentally book the earliest flights on the day. Guatape and El Penol are now going to have to be a whistle stop tour.
Sleep and an early rise.
We don't get as early a start to the day as we could have as Medellin is a lovely place to welcome a sunny morning so we take a short walk to the local corner street bakery and dine on coffee and croissants. When back in the hostel we pick up our pre ...
... From the surly man who refused POINT BLANK to remove his baggage from the seat in the departure lounge so I could sit down, to the dirty backpacker in front of me on the plane who insisted on flicking her long, unwashed hair over the back of her seat and all over my plastic meal, and wrapping her dirty talons around my seat back TV screen as I tried to watch Gloria in Modern Family in preparation for the whole Colombia experience.
... is plagued by Pablo Escobars name, more than a decade after his death, why? Every time he travels abroad, goes through immigration...."Where are you from sir.... Ah Colombia....oh Medellin... And your called Pablo.....right OK sir I'm going to need you to follow me into this room!" So from this point on he refers to Escobar as 'the criminal who shares my name'
We set off from the railway to a monument that depicts the history of the city,from the first settlers, to ...
... so convinced it had changed as much as he thought. Pablo Escobar is someone that locals do not speak of anymore, he is hated by most people and we learnt that our guide that day had lost many friends because of the tours she runs and was not able to tell many of her family what she does, only that she is a tour guide, because they don't understand why she would want to run tours on this subject. We had one final night out in Zona Rosa, again very quiet but we had some great Thai ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet