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Beautiful City Of Medellin

I had high expectations of Medellin after being told what a beautiful city it is and I haven't been disappointed. One of the first things that I noticed when arriving was how green the city is. In Poblado where I stayed there are streams, waterfalls and jungle plants...

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City of Medellin

  If you, like everyone else on the gringo trail, have been watching Narcos, it might be hard to reconcile the city of Medellin you meet today with its turbulent and bloody past. Well, nothing was exaggerated for the sake of drama, if anything the reality was...

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Things to do in Medellin

Kom naar Colombia en bezoek Medellin!   Na drie maanden Zuid-Amerika was het aantal Nederlanders dat ik tegen ben gekomen op 1 hand te tellen. Na 1 dag Medellin kom ik handen en voeten te kort. Daarom ook dat ik dit stukje in het Nederlands kan typen, omdat de...

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Bus to Medellin

Since arriving by bus into Medellin from Salento our trip has been anything but short of experiences. From the crazy Colombian bus drivers who consider themselves Mario kart ‘racers’ to the curious locals who like to peep in your face and ask to have photos with you....

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Places To Eat in El Poblado

El Poblado the main tourist hub of Medellin, packed with restaurants and cafes, with several boutique clothing and shopping malls. Here you will spot the gangs of gringos huddled around, indulging in some home comforts. Don’t get me wrong, I love this area and after a...

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Night Bus To Medellin

My boyfriend and I have the wonderful opportunity to explore South America for six months. We have been in Colombia for two months already (to date of writing this) and will be here for another 3 weeks. We did not expect to spend this much time here, but we also did...

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Arriving Early to Medellin

We arrived early to the North Bus Terminal (Terminal del Norte) in Medellin at 4am after a twenty hour bus ride from Santa Marta. My girlfriend, Michelle, and I had the pleasure of sitting behind a mother and her two very young children who must have been hyped up on...

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