Santa Fe De Antioquia - architectural gem, step back in time and visit the colonial capital of Antioquia. 1.5 hrs from Medellín and well worth a visit.
Snipers shooting down into MEDELLIN hits on rival gangs until recently this was a notorious no go zone.
San Jeronimo - hooked on street art in Colombia. I'm hooked on the street art in Colombia. Our trip to San Jeronimo near Medellín didn't disappoint. Check out the photos: A rustic Juice bar run by a little old lady from her porch with almond milk on tap! What could have been left as grey … Continue reading San Jeronimo: 1st Blissful Weekend Outside Medellín.
...why not bust out of Medellin, hire a finca (country retreat) for the weekend? Here’s how and where to go?
... wanted to love Bogotá but, beyond the obvious advantage of scale, employment and institutional importance. It feels like a reluctant melting pot where most are there by necessity, rather than choice...:
El Poblado makes sense when you are first checking out Medellin but once you get comfortable there are other areas that make viable alternatives and offer great value for money...
You drive from Medellín to Guatapé, along winding roads. 2 hours stuck behind diesel spewing trucks, that make you realise how infrastructure holds back development. At last the giant rock, el Penol de Guatapé. Then finally, rising over the brow of a hill, after passing many a narcos former hide-out, you see the giant rock, el … Continue reading Guatapé – El Peñón, 740 steps (a blooming big rock!) Colombia
Like the moon better seen from afar ....but go with moderate expectations and you will love El Pueblito Paisa. The table top platform which crowns NutibarawHill, right up above the Paisa hamlet (Pueblito Paisa), affords premier views of your Medellin kingdom. Check out the video insert below: Survey the hills and downtown, traffic snaking through … Continue reading Step up to the Pueblito Paisa, Medellín
Feast the senses in this sweltering iconic carribean Jewel Cartagena a place you will never forget