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Parque Ecoturistico El Salado is a lesser-known park in Medellin, Colombia — so much so that during our day trip there we only saw a handful of other people wandering around.   With what we found when we got there it was hard to figure out why. The park isn’t difficult to get to.  Take the …

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Guatapé Colombia is a not-to-be-missed day trip from Medellin. The quaint town is a cheerful, very colorful but sleepy destination that is popular with Colombians looking for a break from the crowded city. Your first encounter when nearing Guatapé is the star attraction to the area: La Piedra Del Peñol (the rock of Guatapé) .  An …

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Graffiti is ubiquitous. You’ve seen it.  Crude public bathroom scratchings, quickly sprayed tags on underpasses, scrawled political slogans suggesting revolt and revolution, artistic but quickly applied stencils and posters, and elaborate multi-colored murals. We’ve seen it in every city we’ve visited: covering the trains in Naples, Italy; on the outer walls of Rome; throughout the …

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As a UNESCO World Heritage site, Cuenca has well-preserved colonial architecture, and the sheer scope and detail of the buildings, particularly the churches, are incredible. Here are some of our favorite things about Cuenca, Ecuador. We found there is plenty to love about this amazing place! Cuenca Ecuador’s Stunning Architecture   Cuenca Ecuador Jogging Paths …

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