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Description of the city of Medellin

The city of Medellin is Colombian is second largest, that is whay, it is the second most populous city in the country and the capital of the district of Antioquia. At a distance of 400 kilometers from Bogota and located tan 1500 meters above sea level, in the Aburrá Valley, has about two millón inhabitants. It is warm weather, is big and quite polluted. It is really populated and a bit clean. Has a pleasant climate of around 24 degrees Celsius; has modern transport systems like the Metro and Metro Cable and efficient infrastructure has allowed it to host world-class events such as assemblies of the OAS and the IDB. Located in a valley surrounded by mountains, this city is always friendly to travelers.

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There is one lake. It is called Aburrá is a Colombian river running through the city of Medellín and its metropolitan area.

There are four Amusement parks. They are called “Parque Norte Medellín, Lagos Aventura, Jardín Botánico de Medellín and África Parque de Diversiones”.

There are two museums. They are called “Museo de Antioquia and Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellin”. The best museums and the most important museum in Medellín is “Museo de Antioquia". Its collections lie in the center of Medellin, in fron of the Plaza Botero, near the Parque Berrio metro station.

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But as the main center of the region, it is logical that any visitor ask for the dish known as:

The paisa tray: The preparation of this dish is done, these are products consisting of beans, rice, meat powder, pork, sausage, chorizo and corn arepa, usually accompanied by avocado, tomato and hogao, a firm dish National Dish candidate country.

Avocado: This is a crop which is cultivate for culinary, medicinal uses and it is also looking for properties with regard to nutrition.

Hogao: Also known as criollo sauce, is typically used in Colombian cuisine. It is made with round onions, long green onions, tomatoes, garlic, cumin, salt, pepper that are sauteed during the cooking process and which are prepared in several cities of Latin America.

Other traditional dishes are porridge, black pudding, tripe, all products of Antioquia fields, a culture that was built on the peasant base.

Mazamorra: These are the products for prepare which are following ingredients:

Panela scratched or broken, milk, 2 liters of water and 1 pound threshing corn.


La Feria de Las Flores: The first The Flowers Festival took place on May 1st, 1957 and was organized by Arturo Uribe, a member of the Board of the Office of Development and Tourism.

This is a time When people is distracted, now the celebration is in the month of August, the event brings together the Antioqueños and thousands of tourists visiting the city of Medellín, these days, making it a space that vibrates with flowers, joy, peace and fun. That is why Medellín is known as the "City of Eternal Spring".

Parade dances myths and legends: the celebration is the seventh (7th) in December. Traditional artistic parade that represents many of the stories and Antioquia idiosyncrasy, with this the Christmas lights of the city was inaugurated.

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Important People

Mayor: This is the person who is elected to make desicions about the city, Luis Mariano Ospina Pérez, was born in Medellin, Colombian, the 24 November 1891, commonly known as Mariano Ospina Pérez, was a Colombian politician and a member of the Colombian Conservative Party. He served as the 17th President of Colombia between 1946 and 1950.

y es famoso por su forma de cantar.

Singer: This is the person name is Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez and is famous for his singing, born August 9, 1972, better known as Juanes, is a Colombian musician who was a member of the heavy metal band Ekhymosis and is now a solo artist. In 2000, his solo debut album Fíjate Bien won three Latin Grammy Awards.

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Google Maps - Indications

INTERPLAZA, Carrera 30 # 10c-228, The Indications for displacement on automobile up to the Hotel Internacional, Calle 16 #28-51. Located in the Interplaza in front this the career 30, follows of way straight until go down one block to get the Restaurant Casa Bunger and there should to turn at the left, to catch the street 10C, follows of way straight until get a the career 25, to turn at the left, follows of way straight until get a the Via Las Palmas and there to turn at the left. There are arrive the Hotel Internacional.

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¿How much water is there in the pool?

There is a little bit.

¿How much grass is there?

There is a lot.

¿How much shrubs are there in the garden?

There is a lot of shrubs.

¿How many flowers are there in the garden?

There are some flowers.

¿How many trees are there in the hotel?

There are some trees.

¿How many flags are there?

There are a few flags.

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