MEDELL??N...FLORECE LA VIDA - Colombia
Medellin (MED E JEAN) is the second largest, and most beautiful city in Colombia. International travelers, and others say: "Medellin is one of the most beautiful cities in South America". The home of paisas, orchids, parks and tropical birds, Medellin is cradled in the Aburra Valley, bisected by the Medellin River which runs North and South. Nightlife, called "Rumba", takes place in many locations, beginning in earnest on Thursday night, and running "hot and heavy" through Saturday night. With an International (MDE), and an Inter Colombia (EOH), in-town airport, Tourist Agencies report that Medellin serves as a popular central air hub for tourists. Buses, Taxis or the world class METRO rail are all safe, low cost, modes of convenient transportation. You'll find hundreds of good lodging, and restaurant options to choose from. At 1,600 meters, the annual temperature is perfect. Medellin is called , city of eternal Spring !, it is 72 degrees all the time, No need for A/C!
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Medellin Flower Festival - EN MEDELLIN HAY MUCHAS FLORES
If you have not already started planning your trip for Feria de Las Flores 2009, you may already be too late. This annual event, now in it??™s 52nd 52nd year, attracts visitors from all over the world. Hotels and rental apartments fill up fast (and many charge a 20-30% premium during this time).
The entire city of Medellin is in Party Mode for 10 days as parades take place almost everyday including the Antique Car Parade, Desfile de Silliteros (flower carriers parade). the worlds largest outdoor horse parade called Cabalgata and many others.
If you have never been to Feria de Las Flores in Medellin, you are truly missing one of the most important times this city has to offer.
Dreamed show for Christmas
For the past 40 years Medellin is dressed in Christmas lights, every year with new and innovative proposals and more nature friendly. This December 5th to January 12th of 2010 the lights will be on, under the slogan "Medellin, source of light" 15 million light bulbs will come to life, where light and water are the protagonists of this special time.
Medellin Paisas !