Guatape and El Penol October 4th 2007 The following day we took a bus to a small town outside of Medellin called Guatape. It was about 1.5 hour ride long. Guatape is a lake community with beautiful homes, small farms and big rock call El Penol, which is a 200 feet and it stands out. Guatape was once a home for Pablo Escobar and his whole Medellin Cartel. After Pablo Escobars death, the FARC spread their operations into this area. L ... read more
South America » Colombia » Medellin » Guatape Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more
Hey whats up fellow Travelers? My name is Phil, from Los Angeles, CA. I was inspired by everyones blogs and photos so i decided to create my own blog. I just got back from a 10 day trip in Colombia. I hope to inspire other travelers about my adventures in Colombia and to show you that its a safe country! Colombia is a hidden treasure, a very beautiful country, people are very nice. In other words......
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