Medellin: A City Under the Influence of Boterismo
Nov26

Medellin: A City Under the Influence of Boterismo

Medellin is home to one of Latin America’s most renowned artists, Fernando Botero. Born in the city in 1932, he has become a celebrated artist from Paris to New York City, all the while maintaining tremendous influence over the public art of Medellin.   While he has a collection full of still-life and landscapes, perhaps Botero is best known for the rotund subjects he has featured in various collections throughout his career....

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Tango: The Cultural Connection Between Medellin, Colombia and Argentina
Nov17

Tango: The Cultural Connection Between Medellin, Colombia and Argentina

There is a close cultural exchange between the city of Medellin, Colombia and Argentina, which centers around the Latin dance form of tango. While many have compared Medellin to the European ambience of Buenos Aries, the connection is based upon more than superficial appearances. This association dates back to 1935, when one of the great Argentinean tango dancers, Carlos Gardel, died tragically in a plane crash in Medellin. A monument...

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Ciudad del Rio Linear Park
Jun27

Ciudad del Rio Linear Park

Ciudad del Rio Linear Park is an ideal place to relax, unwind and get away from the routine of the city. With spaces for sport, culture and sound dispersion, this linear park is a favorite for city dwellers. A picnic is a good way to spend the afternoon in the park. Ciudad del Rio is a place to talk, walk, have fun and get in contact with a lot of things to do in Medellin. Ciudad del Rio is a developing project, with the idea of...

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Top 20 Things to do in Medellin – Metrocable
Jun20

Top 20 Things to do in Medellin – Metrocable

Riding Medellin’s Metrocable has become one of the most popular things to do in Medellin. The Metrocable is a gondola type system originally designed to reach some of most under developed areas of Medellin. It is considered to be the first Cable Propelled Transit system in South America. Construction costs were estimated at $26 million USD.     The Metrocable Journey Start your journey by taking the Metro train to the...

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Parque de las Aguas Only 40 Minutes From Medellin
Jun01

Parque de las Aguas Only 40 Minutes From Medellin

Water Park Looking for something to do today.  The Parque de las Aguas (the Water Park) is a huge entertainment and recreational water park, located in the municipality of Barbosa, just 40 minutes away from the city. One of the most visited places and preferred things to do in Medellin by local and visitors. With an extension of twelve acres, Parque de las Aguas is an exceptional park, perfect to enjoy the nice Medellin’s...

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Parque Arvi Nature Reserve
May06

Parque Arvi Nature Reserve

Things To Do In Medellin- Parque Arvi A beautiful natural reserve just outside Medellin, Parque Arvi is an ambitious project that includes several preservation zones, administered by private and municipal communities, all of them with the purpose of taking care of the natural environment and offering visitors a lot of things to do in Medellin. Located in the eastern edge of the city, and only 20 minutes taking the Metro Cable system...

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