When we were still living in Paris, we offered on Couchsurfing our relatively comfortable sofa-bed. We had the chance to host a lovely Colombian/English couple for a few days. They offered to return the favor if we were passing by Medellin. And just like that, Medellin became a mandatory stop during our trip.
After some months we finally had the opportunity to discover the city, partly through their eyes, thanks to their amazing hospitality.
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The northern coast of Colombia does not only offer one of the best colonial cities of the Caribe, but also a heavenly natural park: the Tayrona park. It is not far from the city of Santa Marta, a perfect base for the exploration but that does not offer much more. In the Tayrona park you’ll find a thick forest, beautiful beaches, an incredible amount of fishes and much more. The only way to explore the park is by walking, but you can also dive into its warm water.
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Long ago volcanoes could walk and talk, just like humans. One of them, Tunupa, had a child, the father of which was unknown. All the other volcanoes loved Tunupa and they wanted to be father of the baby. So a huge fight broke between them, until they kidnapped the baby. The gods got angry and took away the volcanoes ability to speak and move. But Tunupa’s milk and tears for the loss of the child continued to flow, creating what we now know as salar de Uyuni.
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The falls of Iguazú are part of two different national parks in two different countries: Brazil and Argentina. The two towns closest to the parks are, respectively, Foz do Iguaçu and Puerto Iguazú.
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