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Santa Marta

After a few days in Medellin, it was time to head back to the airport to fly to Santa Marta. The Medellin airport is so much easier to navigate than the Bogota airport. Literally walked right through security, and there were only a handful of gates. Love easy check-ins! It was the second internal flight […]

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Parque Arvi and Santo Domingo via Metrocable

Parque Arvi is a nature reserve north of Medellin. What makes it truly unique is that it’s so easily accessible from downtown, and in a short time you’re transported from the city center to remote forests. To get there, you can take the Metro to Acevido, and transfer to the Metrocable up to Santo Domingo […]

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Medellin

The other day, my friend Felipe commented that if I liked Bogota, I’d love Medellin. He was right! Medellin is known as the City of Eternal Spring. Upon exiting the airport I could see why. Everything is bright green, with lush vegetation the entire route from the airport, about 30 mins south of the city, […]

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Platypus Hostel, Bogota

Laura C. asked to see some pictures of the hostel I stayed in in Bogota. So here’s my review of the Platypus Hostel. I arrived at 11pm, tired from a long flight and somewhat nervous about what this place would actually be like. Especially since it was my first time staying in a hostel! ┬áPlatypus […]

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Bogota

Yesterday evening we went out in the Zona Rosa, which is home to a large mall, and many restaurants and bars. We hung out at Andres Carne de Res, which has four different levels of fun! When visitors from other countries arrive, they give out sashes and crowns, and serenade them with music – cheesy, […]

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