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Communa 13 graffiti tour

You know that saying, “you can never go back”?

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Medellin Botanical Garden

One of our favorite places in all of Medellin is the Medellin Botanical Garden (or, in Spanish, Jardin Botanico de Medellin). The botanical gardens are free to enter and are a great place to spend a couple of hours away … Continue reading

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Peace and quiet in Medellin

Medellin is a huge city, but it isn’t that crazy of a city.  That said, everyone can use some peace and quiet sometimes.  Medellin has you covered.  Just go to the botanical gardens.  They are right on the metro, but … Continue reading

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When, oh when, will we learn?

Robert and I booked a group bus tour yesterday.  I have no idea why.  We tend to seriously dislike group tours, especially those that require us to get on a bus.  We could have done a very similar tour on … Continue reading

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Touring Communa 13

Communa 13 is a neighborhood in Medellin.  It is on a steep hill and is densely populated.  The road going to the coast travels through the neighborhood and, as you can imagine, everyone shipping anything illegal wants to be in … Continue reading

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The fruits of Colombia

Robert and I took a tour of a local fruit market today to taste Colombian fruits.  Believe it or not, we tried 15 different fruits.  (Although I’m a bit worried given that at least five of the fruits were described … Continue reading

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Walking tour of Medellin

One of our favorite activities when we arrive in a new city is to take a walking tour.  It is a good chance to get a feel for the layout of the city and quite a few cities even have … Continue reading

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