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Monday, May 19, 2014

MEDELLIN MAGIC -- EXPLORING COLOMBIA'S REMOTE METROPOLIS 3






MEDELLIN: VIBRANT PARKS AND PLAZAS THROUGHOUT THE CENTRAL COMMERCIAL DISTRICT AND FAR BEYOND

In the Medellin's vibrant central city, visitors can stroll through the parks and plazas teaming with street vendors and colorful people. 

It is easy to get swept into the urban theater while becoming envious of the civic interaction that takes place among thousands of people moving about the city of 2.5 million.

Monday, May 5, 2014

MEDELLIN MAGIC -- EXPLORING COLOMBIA'S REMOTE METROPOLIS 2






MEDELLIN: MOBILITY VIA CABLE CAR TO MOUNTAINSIDE AREAS PREVIOUSLY ALL BUT CUT OFF FROM ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY IN THE CITY BELOW

The Metrocable that has given transportation access to steep, mountainside barrios largely created out of salvaged materials.

The very low cost public transit connects to the city's modern train system.

A stunning library building has given urban pride to the once remote and hardscrabble Santo Domingo.