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When I was doing research leading up to our trip to Medellin, I had a helluva time finding any results when I searched for "best 'rooftop bars in Medellin' or "best views of Medellin" or even 'best photo locations In Medellin'. With its setting in a river valley...read more
If you read the title and put the two words "Stupid" and "Colombia" together, it would be understandable if your imagination runs a little wild thinking of the worst possible scenarios that Henk might have gotten himself into.Things like: had he decided to dabble in...read more
It's name "Jardín" literally means "garden" in Spanish, so this little pueblo in Colombia had a lot to live up to – especially since Henk and I had chosen it over several other places for a weekend excursion from Medellin. But after a 3 1/2 hour trip winding our way...read more