The capital of Colombia is a monster when it comes to it's size, thus it can get easy overwhelming. Despite not being the pretties city out there, we did put aside a full weekend as are lucky to have friends living there so we could get a bit of a more local vibe of the city
The magic land of coffee and super tall palm trees.
Known also as the sea of the 7 colors, the island of Providencia is the perfect place to take a break.
So pretty, so so pretty. Anyway, if you are to only pick one day trip out of Medellin, this must be it. Let's see why.
We did not stay in Medellin as we are not big fans of cities, but if you are short on time, and you can only spare a few hours, make sure to visit Comuna 13, you will understand a bit better the struggles of this city.
If you read Lonely Planet, you will see Nuqui listed as the place to go between July & October as it's whale season ... but if you are not Colombian and you are not visiting Colombia during that period, should you still go?
One of the must visit places in Colombia is the National Park of Tayrona. Part of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range, the national park stretches over 30 square km of the Caribbean Coast.
One of the main highlights of Colombia was the Trek to Ciudad Perdida. This of course deserves a dedicated post to give you an idea if this is something you would like to include or not in your itinerary.
There's an easy answer to this: depends :D .. ok, not that easy.
Our adventure started in a perfect place. Colorful, with a super vibrant night life and loads of history, Cartagena is a must visit in Colombia.