Colombia’s Medellin pushes new image as tourism destination, not drug haven of drug cartels to a growing business and tourist destination. Levy was the second foreigner killed in 13 months
Nov 19, 2010 · At 7 p.m. on a Friday, the patio of Basilica, a Peruvian-Asian restaurant on one of the most prized street corners in Medellin, Colombia, is bustling.
Drug tourism is a common phenomenon for anyone in the Netherlands and Colombia. Drugs are easily available in both countries. The difference is that in Colombia the tourists are yet to come. A Dutchman in Medellin, I hear complaints about coked-up Israelis already, while Colombia is currently possibly at only a fraction of its tourism potential
Colombia has a rich cultural heritage that spans far beyond colonial architecture and drug cartels. Colombia has always had the natural attributes to make it a covetable tourist destination; it has lush rainforests, white sandy beaches and year-round sunshine.
Nov 20, 2018 · The wildly popular Netflix series “Narcos” dramatizes the rise and fall of Pablo Escobar – leader of the infamous Medellín drug cartel that dominated the supply of cocaine to the US – and his battle with drug enforcement agencies in the US, Mexico and Colombia.
Nov 26, 2018 · Colourful street in Cartagena Old Town. PHOTO:COLOMBIAN JOURNEYS The South American country has managed to overcome its drug-ridden image and is going all out to woo tourists to its many natural and cultural attractions Geoffrey Eu (THE BUSINESS TIMES) – Colombia is no slouch as a tourist destination, but it’s had a tough time persuading
Photo courtesy of Thinkstock. Medellin, Colombia hasn’t always been the trendy tourist destination it is today. In fact, it was once considered to be one of the most dangerous cities in the world, the notorious hideout of drug lord Pablo Escobar.
Colombia ~ Is Magical Realism Destination Travel Rambles Medellin Metrocable: Not Just A Tourist Attraction In Colombia This transport system has helped to connect the city’s main network of rail and urban buses to the poorer communities living in the slums outside of the city center.
The city of Medellin and the Caribbean coast are Colombia’s main sex tourism destinations, the U.S. State Department said in a report released Wednesday.. According to the State Department, “Colombia–particularly the northern Colombian coast and Medellin–is a destination for foreign child sex tourists from the United States, Europe, and other South American countries.”
Drug use will also be regarded not so much as a security problem in future but as more of a health issue. Date 03.09.2017 Author Andreane Williams (Medellin, Colombia)
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