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Aug 1, 2017 - Medellin to Pereira

The weather was all over the place today: sunny, overcast, and at Pereira, sunny, hot and muggy. After breakfast, we had a late start today @8:30. Our first stop was at the Santa Fe Mall to see the huge peacock made of flowers. We ascended to the fourth floor in order to be able to the whole creation. This was 3 stories high, and the tail spread on the ground and took up an area that is usually a play are. Back on the bus for our drive to Comuna 13 area of Medellin. Along the route to the area, we saw them setting up the grandstands for the...

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Jan 5, 2009 - Into the Mountains

Last night we made it to Pereira, the town whose name my mouth and tongue are physically incapable of pronouncing correctly. We ended up here because we couldn´t get anywhere else. All other flights out of Cartagena on Monday to the places we wanted to reach were totally booked. So, we came to Pereira, because it was close enough. After we arrived, we walked around the city center for a while, not finding much to do. I imagine we´ll chill near the hotel tonight and rest up for tomorrow´s 6 hour bus ride to Medellin.

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