Medellin- Comuna 13

Our last day in Colombia! We decided to join a walking tour of Comuna 13 even though we knew we wouldn’t be able to stay for the whole thing. Comuna 13 was the most dangerous area in Medellin back in the 90’s and early 2000’s (and the reason why everyone’s reaction to vacationing to Colombia…

Guatape- That Rocked

We had an all day tour booked for to Guatape. We left our hostel around 7:30am to meet our tour group and get on the bus. Guatape is about 2hrs away from Medellin. On the bus! On our way to Guatape, we stopped in the small town of Antioquia. Our guide gave us a quick…

Exploring Medellin

Our only plan for the day was to explore Medellin. I had a general idea of a few places we should go, but we didn’t have any concrete plans. We had a lazy morning- woke up around 9:30 (just in time for breakfast). Generally, all things on my list were north of where we are…

Its Bean Fun, Salento

Finally had a good night’s sleep! Thankful to be back at a normal altitude! Our only plan for the day before we had to go to the airport was to check out a coffee farm. The coffee farm, El Ocaso, was about 20minutes from Salento. All the “taxis” in Salento are jeeps with the back…