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The city with a dark past and a silver lining

May 10th 2016
Just like Colombia, Medellin has a lot of history...unfortunately a lot of it bad. At one point it was named the most dangerous place in the world. A stigma very hard to shake. Despite its history (again, just like Colombia) however, the people here are some of the most positive and friendliest people we've ever met. Which is probably the reason we've managed to stay in one country for so long. ... read more
South America » Colombia » Medellin

Colombian Flag 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
11th May 2016

You've really spent a good amount of time in Columbia and have gotten a rhythm to your travel. Sorry they backed out on Christmas dinner. I can't believe they did that at the last minute. The people sound wonderful and we are eager to go.
17th May 2016

Re: Colombia
We really did fall in love with Colombia, longest time in any country since we began our trip in Feb 2015. It was worth slowing down for. Yes christmas dinner plans were a bit of a shambles but we still enjoyed our day and the tasty meal we managed to knock up.

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