I took on walking the Inca Trail ... the iconic 4 day 3 night hike ... a month before my 70th birthday.
It has a number of physical challenges but acclimatization, or acclimating, is very important.
Thanks Medellin! Firstly to the young Paisa woman who came to my assistance and to the Metrocable attendants at Line L who then recovered my phone.
Our Real City Downtown Walking Tour in Medellin gave us an interesting and informative overview of the city and its history. The tour lasted about 3 hours.
Arriving at Jose Maria Cordova International Airport in Medellin and being in a new country our first mission was to buy a SIM card. Where to do this is not immediately obvious as there are no mobile company booths. After some enquiries we discovered that they are only available from a small shop next to the ATM’s on the 2nd floor.
The Comuna 13 Graffiti Tour in Medellin was enjoyable and informative. With stories brought alive by our guide, Oscar, who has an extensive knowledge of the history of Medellin and the areas we visited and delivers it with passionate enthusiasm.
After nearly 2 weeks in Medellin our final sightseeing outing was to the calm and tranquility of Parque Arvi.
Relying on the Cuba visa information from Google can result in an uncomfortable and expensive mistake.
This is an account of the stressful and expensive visa hassle we had travelling with a South African passport to Cuba. The problem compounded by the very poor search results produced by Google. Who meaninglessly feed articles that are years out of date on to the top of the search results.