Laureles is my favorite barrio (neighborhood) in Medellin, Colombia, and one that I would whole heartedly recommend to both tourists and those considering living in Medellin. Laureles in Medellin has become my home away from home… The most popular and well known neighborhood in Medellin is Poblado, this has traditionally been the place where the well to do live and …
Being from Seattle, you can’t walk two blocks without stumbling across good coffee and good beer. Unfortunately, good beer can be hard to find in Colombia. It’s a little easier to find good coffee here (though still not that common, since it is mostly for export). Normally the beer here is of the cheap watered down variety. You know, Budweiser, …
A few days camping along the Colombian coast in Palomino. Floating down the Rio Palomino and enjoying coastal life at a seldom visited part of the coast near Parque Tayrona.
A brief weekend excursion to the Antioquian pueblo of Jardin, Colombia located near the coffee region where we had the unique experience of camping on a trout farm and got to enjoy the quiet pueblo life.
Detailed breakdown of my cost of living for a month in Medellin, Colombia. Food, transportation, housing, and all that fun stuff.
Part II from our camping trip to Rio Claro: a visit to Hacienda Napoles, the former estate of Pablo Escobar, turned theme park, safari, and water park, and a glimpse into Colombia’s dark past… Including the legacy he has left behind.
A weekend jaunt from Medellin to go camping at the Rio Claro Nature Reserve, go swimming, explore caves, and enjoy mother nature.
A photo essay and trip report of our trek to Colombia’s Sierra Nevada del Cocuy in the South American Andes. Camping, hiking, and enjoying this amazing National Park.
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