The Museo del Oro (Gold Museum) in the colonial mansion known as the Casa de la Aduana (Customs House). All the books said it has an impressive model of the Lost City we were going to trek to, we couldn't find it, they must have lost it..
Pablo, Pirates and Ron - Colombia part 2 October 5th 2015 So I left you in the last blog with our arrival in the ‘City of Eternal Spring’, Medellín, arriving late and exhausted from a long day’s travel meant we were not quite in a fit state to deal with hectic and unexpected chaos of Saturday night in the Zona Rosa. After a good night’s sleep we were feeling a bit more equipped to deal with anything the city might throw at us.
After a hearty ... 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