From the Mud Pit to Medellin September 28th 2009 Hola!
Lena and I said goodbye to Matt and got on the Sunday tourist ferry, the only option on Sundays to get to Playa Blanca. Well, welcome to the tourist boat from hell - we had a two hour boat ride to an island with an aquarium we were too cheap to visit, then had another hour to the beach - all aboard the reggae boat crammed with local tourists taking advantage of Colombia’s love and friendsh ... 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