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Ayahuasca Experience in Medellin

Ayahuasca is not your friend, it’s your master Ayahuasca is a plant mixture that induces altered states of consciousness, lasting between 4-8 hours. It has different names and in Colombia they call it Yagé /jɑːˈheɪ/. I did Ayahuasca in Pucallpa, Peru and I also did it many times in Medellin. I didn’t see any difference between… Read More »Ayahuasca Experience in Medellin

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What You Expect to See in Medellin

Leave behind some comforts the City of Medellin has to offer and forget your idea of a traditional trip, strip away the four or five star hotel and stay at a hostel. Whether you are a backpacker or want to immerse yourself into Colombian culture in Medellin, here’s a few tips. As a Backpacker, Minimalist, Nomadic… Read More »What You Expect to See in Medellin

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The Story of Lili a la Carta and Sueños y Huellas del Mañana

I traveled last year to Colombia and fell in love with Medellin, like a lot of foreigners I wanted to come back to this city with the lovely lights at night, nice people and so many things to do. In Belgium I am a teacher of art and religion for children with disabilities. I was… Read More »The Story of Lili a la Carta and Sueños y Huellas del Mañana

Egyptian’s Worst Experience in Medellin: I Almost Died

Per my earlier article A Story of an Egyptian Living in Medellin, I’m a former Egyptian national who moved to Medellin and will live here forever. I absolutely love this city. First and foremost, what happened to me can happen ANYWHERE in the world and I’m only sharing this story to better provide balance and… Read More »Egyptian’s Worst Experience in Medellin: I Almost Died

Traditions in Medellin: Throwing Flour and Celebrating Experience

Writing about my trip to Medellin Columbia this past summer of 2017. I had always wanted to take a trip by myself and had heard great things about Medellin so decided to go. Traveling alone to a country where you don’t speak the language is daunting, but fortunately I had friends that were from there… Read More »Traditions in Medellin: Throwing Flour and Celebrating Experience