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Category: ‘Tourism’

     

A Ride To The Stars

May 1st, 2011 | By: randman | 4 Comments » | Posted in FrontPage, Tourism
Horse

The air felt crisp and fresh as I let go of the reins and turned to grab a beer out of my saddlebag. I popped the top and took a long swallow while underneath me my horses breathing started to slow as he relaxed after galloping the last few hundred yards to the top of [...]

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The Stigma of Medellin

January 1st, 2011 | By: Admin | 2 Comments » | Posted in FrontPage, Tourism
Security

“Medellín Colombia”. Even the name carries a stigma. Simply saying it aloud and allowing it to linger in the air without further comment conjures images of sunglass- wearing drug kingpins, horrific news reports, elusive guerrillas, and bands of roving assassins terrorizing a population.

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El Poblado

January 1st, 2011 | By: randman | No Comments » | Posted in Shopping, Tourism
El Poblado

El Poblado (the Village) is the financial center of Medellin and is the area with the greatest concentration of wealth. There are multiple upscale restaurants, theaters, high rises, and shopping malls. It is a favorite area to stay for visitors and many of Medellins upper crust both work and live here.

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Metro Cable

January 1st, 2011 | By: randman | 1 Comment » | Posted in Tourism, Transportation
Metro Cable

A great way to get an overview of the city, a ride on the metro cable also makes an inexpensive day trip. And I mean inexpensive as for only 75 cents you can get a round trip ride anywhere in the city. Be careful getting off as some of the upper barrios can be dangerous at times.

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Botero

January 1st, 2011 | By: randman | No Comments » | Posted in Tourism
Botero

Fernando Botero, born in Medellin, is one of the most celebrated contemporary Latin American artists. His major works include figurative paintings along with his popular monumental bronze sculptures.

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