Transport- get out there on Medellin’s amazingly efficient public transport system, more akin to Switzerland than South America!
The Comuna13 dance group takes in former gang members and gives them an outlet, income, identity and belonging beyond the brutal street binary of plata o plomo (lead or silver).
Snipers shooting down into MEDELLIN hits on rival gangs until recently this was a notorious no go zone.
If your alternative is to work 60 hour weeks for the minimum wage, with no job security, then you’d best get your hustle on....
El Metrocable - Why don't they shoot at us ...ain't it intrusive ...what do they think of us ...would you be able to do this above Rio De Janeiro, home to the Little Zeh of Cidade de Deus ...I don't think so? Unless you wanted to be a gondola piñata, pot shots for gangs at war with the cops below.
Errrrr....you have you been watching too much Netflix, it's time to debunk the stereotypes!
... 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...: