Medellin is a beautiful city located in the Antioquia region of Colombia. It is the only city in Colombia with a metro system (train & cablecars and we rode both today)! For us it was a day of firsts. We set out to visit Park Arvi. Park Arvi can only be reached through Medellin’s cable car system, which is connected to their metro system…which is connected to one of the poorest neighborhoods in Medellin. It was an interesting ride.
Good Bye Brilliant Sky…
Hello Sweet City Vibe!
Our time in Southeast Asia ended a few months ago and we moved across the globe to South America! Land of salsa, tango and merengue! We have been getting settled in and enjoying the flavors of the coffee, the people, the culture and the ..&(*%$(*)’n food! We are in Medellin, Colombia! Yes, the same one your memory banks are trying to dig into and recall the violence of another time. The days of the cartel dominated drug trade that this area was known for in the 80’s is over. The city has changed and we are fast becoming a fans of Medellin.