Hotel Porton Medellin
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... very recently it was also illegal to wear a helmet so that you could see the faces of the people who committed drive by shootings. Whilst the tour guide was very informative with all of this information and stories, having lived through the drug wars as a young child she was also understandably angry by all of this but at times so bitter that she made you feel bad for being on the tour and even for enjoying being a tourist in Colombia. Another tour that same afternoon, a free ...
... we spoke about many things and he was so interested in things I had to say about my life and life in England but also incredibly proud of his own heritage and lifestyle. We sat on the street for the last hour or so, with the neighbours too and I was sad to leave when the time did come. However, my experience of Parque Nacional El Cocuy and Wilson will remain long in my mind and always thought of with a smile. To see the video of my expedition click the link below: ...
... in what was once the drug capital of the world.
Colombian food is good. A typical 'Mollongo' dish is plantain, rice, fried egg, avocados, corn cakes, black beans, pork and beef and it is awesome.
Coffee is a bit disappointing considering it's Colombia. As the world's third ...
... fields in the slums funded through exporting cocaine to the US. Clearly a hero amongst the lower class, he was briefly elected to congress before being booted out. Around this time the US began to crackdown on drug trafficking and unsuccessfully attempted to have Escobar extradited to the US. Escobar famously claimed to prefer a grave in Colombia than a prison in the US and hired an army of guerrillas to ensure the Medellin cartel was ...
The other day I woke up late and bummed around Estefa's apartment most of the day; she had to work but there was supposed to be a dude coming to hook up the internet between 2-4:30pm so Estefanía asked me to stay and wait for him. Apparently, the internet services here are just as bad or worse than in Burlington, VT; The guy never showed up. On the bright side, it gave me a solid chunk of time to practice songs and finish working on my guitar strap. One thing I've ...