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City of Medellin

Medellin Part 1 This short story about my visit to Medellin starts in the middle of the night at 1 pm at the airport in Rio Negro. My flight from Cartagena got delayed by one hour and forty minutes but luckily we got a free bag of chips and a soda as compensation. I...

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THEY ARE PAISAS!

  People from London hardly ever say they are from UK. They are from London. The same story happens to people from States. They are never from States, they are from California, Ohio, Texas etc...And I think people from Medellin will follow this path...They are...

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Cycling to Medellin

Cycling to Medellin involves alot of up, up and ups and down, down and downs. Then more UP!! The road to Medellin wound its way through the Cordillera, beckoning me to push on. Finally arriving in the mountains north of the city felt like coming home. Although an...

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GOING DUTCH

HALLO COLOMBIA! Voor veel mensen is dit Zuid-Amerikaanse land vooral bekend als het land van Pablo Escobar en de daarbij behorende drugsmaffia, maar Colombia is ook het land van tropische stranden, de Amazone, salsa en een waanzinnig gastvrije bevolking. Vraag elke...

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Where to get a tattoo in Medellin

Arriving at the airport in Rio Negro, I wandered around unsure of what the next step was. Embarrassed by my Spanish I decided to follow a group of people onto a bus that was headed to what I hoped was the city center. The sun slowly set and the lights of the city...

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UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

2 nights turned into 3 nights. 3 nights turned into 4. Then 4 turned into 5. Medellin in Colombia was an unexpected surprise. I didn't expect much from the city but it turned out to be an unforgettable experience for all the right reasons. The abundant things to do...

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REAL CITY TOURS AND GUATAPÉ

Arriving by Plane from Cartagena, Medellin is set between green hillsides and mountains, with a winding road giving amazing views as you head to the city. Arriving into the city was overwhelming, with skyscrapers and fast roads, but Medellin is much more than this....

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