Transport- get out there on Medellin’s amazingly efficient public transport system, more akin to Switzerland than South America!
You've seen Narcos and a documentary on Escobar, you may have heard of the FARC and enjoy a Colombian deep roast, maybe you vaguely know of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, you’ve shaken hips to Shakira, are aware of the biodiversity, of the architecture of Cartagena (even the Obama bodyguard scandal). But you probably know very little more than this and nothing that prepares you for the Malltastic reality of modern, metropolitan Medellin!
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).
something beautiful happened a little boy said "mummy mummy I want to shake the policeman's hand" and without further a do, he made bee line for the nearest militiaman, armed to the teeth ....see what happened next
Errrrr....you have you been watching too much Netflix, it's time to debunk the stereotypes!