Pueblito Paisa and Universidad March 17th 2010 Having spent Sunday and Monday seeing very little of Medellín, I was chomping at the bit to go out and explore some more yesterday morning. Of course, as ususal, by the time I'd eaten breakfast and (finally) updated the blog, it was about 11am.
The weather in Medellín is pretty predictable as far as I can tell. In the mornings it's overcast and cool (I say cool, but you can still sit outsi ... read more
South America » Colombia » Medellin 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
Unaccustomed as I am to public writing, I'll keep this short.
So the plan is to jet off to Bogotá 15th February, take in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina...and maybe a quick dip into Uruguay for good measure. I just have to make sure that I reach Buenos Aires on or before 31st May for my flight home.
And this is where it's going to be documented...the good bits and the bad bits...hope there won't be too many of those!
I'm pretty useless at keeping things updated so Im going to try to get into the habit by starting now - 1 month (ish) from de... full info