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The Colombia Line-up: Just the Usual Suspects This article was written by Hector G. Quitana and edited for the Colombia portal. For those of you glancing at the headline and expecting a juicy story, replete with gossip about who did what, when and where…well, you’re going to be somewhat disappointed, though hopefully, not too much.  This is less a report about standing behind a two-way mirro... »

Medellin, City of Eternal Spring

Medellin City of Eternal Spring

The Wanderings of the Lanes.  Transitioning from San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to Medellin, Colombia by Pat and Lynn Lane             While originally thinking we would retire in Florida in our quest to avoid cold weather, we came to Puerto Vallarta Mexico in 1992 simply by chance and really liked it. Both of us had done some work in Mexico and spoke limited Spanish so it was easy to get comfortab... »

Flip Flop

Flip Flop

The Flip Flop Sandwich Shop What do almost all backpackers have in common ? Other than backpacks and no money, the one thing most have is a pair of flip flops. Arriving here a little more than 3 years ago, it didn’t take long to discover that although El Poblado is not the city center, it is the most sought after location in Medellin. Everything, at least for many expats, focuses around Parq... »