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The light forest  

The light forest

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
15th May 2016

Really like this photo
This was a cool photo! I have a question for you. We have been thinking of going to Colombia but wonder a bit about the safety situation. Is there many parts of the country that are unsafe to visit?/Ake
17th May 2016

Re: Really like this photo
Thank you. Go Go Go is our answer to your question about Colombia. Colombia is very safe. We were there for 2 months and never had any trouble. There are areas that maybe deemed unsafe but tourists would never generally go there anyway. People are very friendly there. Big cities are the same all over the world, use the same caution as you would in London, Paris or New York etc.

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