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How to get there?
The chances are you’re in Medellin.
- Take the metro or taxi to Caribe Station. From there go to the North Bus terminal (Terminal de Transportes Norte).
- Buy a ticket to either Guatape or El Peñol at the ticket booths. There’s one or two bus companies that go there. It should cost between $12,000 – $14,000 COP each way or around $4 USD. Total: $25,000 COP = $8.00 USD.
- The bus will stop for passengers along the way, expect between 1 ½ to 2 hour drive.
- You can either get off at the base of El Peñol or you can go to Guatape if you plan on exploring the town.
I don’t know a single person who doesn’t want to travel. I think its within the human psyche to want to go to places we’ve never been. We are explorers by nature. We are curious to see the unknown.
Traveling is important in whatever form it takes. A road trip to the next state over can be just as valuable as a flight to a foreign country. To be more accurate however, it’s more so the mindset of the traveler than it is actually traveling.
At the same time though, traveling in general has the ability to shift one’s worldview, which brings me to my first point.
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