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Photos: Parapenting (Paragliding)

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

Photos of my day of parapenting.

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Photos: Medellin, Colombia

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

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Here’s some of my Medellin excursions in no particular order.

Cable car ride using the Metro up one of the hills.
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Casa Kiwi, my first home.
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Pablo Escobars grave.
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El Penol (The Rock)
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Day (make that two weeks) 161-173 Medellin, Colombia: The best excuse.

Sunday, November 20th, 2005
Hmmmmm. Two freaking weeks behind. What can I say. I didnít get kidnapped by Guerrillas, I didnít fall into a drug induced coma, I didnít get injured or damaged in any way, I didnít fall in love, ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 160 Medellin, Colombia: Let the week end.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005
The all nighters were catching up to even me. I crashed out and didn't wake until one. I was groggy and just drained. Everybody was pretty much getting wiped out so it was just a bunch of ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 159 Medellin, Colombia: El Penol

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005
After another four o'clocker and a semi-early wake up call for me, I found myself in the same doldrums as the day before. I didn't want to veg out again and nobody was going to be up for hours ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 158 Medellin, Colombia: Parapenting

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005
Parapenting= Parasailing. Even though we were crashing pretty late, I still couldn't sleep in like these guys. I would still wake up around 9am. Since everybody was laid out and were probably going to be like that for three ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 157 Medellin, Colombia: Bon appetit

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005
At this point I had given up on doing any type of touristy activity. I had fallen into the lazy lump of gelotonous goo that used to be my occassional day off from work. I had seen it ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 156 Medellin,Colombia: Salsa

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005
I wonít bore you with the whole day of watching videos. Bourne Identity, Bourne Supremacy, Motorcycle Diaries, Team America, and an excellent local movie called La Sierra. La Sierra was about a little barrio high on top of ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 155 Medellin, Colombia: Showing Respect to Mr. Escobar.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005
The other benefit that this hostel had was a nice 42" Plasma Tv and a stack of bootleg DVDs. We spent the morning watching a couple of movies and just vegging out. It was just what I had ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 154 Medellin, Colombia: The city of eternal spring.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2005
After a drug induced 14 hour sleep we arrived in Medellin. I was lucky enough to have gotten the row to myself (a benefit for being a freak of nature.) I was a tad it groggy but was ... [Continue reading this entry]