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I may be going out on a limb here by declaring definitively that Guatapé is Colombia's most colourful town, since I haven't visited every single place in the country. But given the photo evidence that you're about to see, I think I am on pretty solid ground with this...read more
It rises like a natural watchtower hundreds of feet above the surrounding hills and lakes, a giant granite monolith with a vertical crevice splitting it down the middle, seemingly held together with a 659-step 'zipper' that...read more
Search for Hotel du Parc, Medellin, online and you might become a little confused, as it will likely come up under several variations: Hotel du Parc, Hotel Le Parc, Hotel du Parc Royal. But even though its name has evolved over the years, one thing that has remained...read more
Several years ago when we visited Colombia for the first time, Medellin was not part of the itinerary. But contrary to what you might think, this had nothing to do with its '90s reputation for violence, but more because our trip was focused on adventure, not urban...read more