Medellin September 27th 2014 We arrived into Medellin on the night bus from San Gil and checked into a Kiwi owned hostel, The Black Sheep. As our beds were not ready we decided to go off and explore.
Medellin is the second largest city in Colombia and used to be the most violent city in the world due mainly to the drug cartels (Pablo Escobar's turf) and gangs. This situation has improved in recent years and we felt safe whil ... 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