Weather: Colombia is located near the Equator & enjoys mild climate year around! Medellin average temperatures are in the 80's/26 Celsius in the day & at night 70's/20 Celsius. There is no humidity, no mosquito's & no hurricanes in Medellin.
Medellin Women: Colombia has always been known for beautiful women but for some reason Medellin has the most concentration of beautiful women of any city in Latin America.
Population: Medellin is the 2nd largest city in Colombia with over 3 million people
Things to Do:
Horseback Riding and/or Zipline: Santa Eleana 538-0871, 538-0279
El Penol Rock & Guatape Lake 1.5 hrs. by taxi/bus is one of the most beautiful lakes in Colombia. Hotels, boat/jet ski rentals, sailing, water skiing & mountain bike rentals avail.
Paintball: Radical Paintball in Envigado 316-251-6132.
Extreme Paintball in Las Palmas - 311-648-7157, 300-310-1640
Airport: 45 min's outside Medellin. All airport fares are fixed approx. COP$70.000/US$35
Taxi's: Airport Taxis are yellow or white and are located outside baggage claim. As long as you take in front of baggage claim you will not have any problems. As a safety precaution in any country do not take rides from people that come up to you in the airport.
Exchange Rate: US$1.00 = Approx. $2.000 pesos. The easiest way to remember is to disregard the the last 3 zero's & divide by 2 ($10,000 pesos = US$5)
Exchanging $: There are ATM's in the airport & throughout Medellin. It is always a good idea to exchange some $ at your airport before you leave. Citibank ATM's are in all malls & allows the highest daily withdrawal of COP$2.000.000/US$1,000
Passport/Visa: Only a valid Passport needed for most visitors. Visitors are automatically granted 90-day tourist visa at airport. Additional 90-day extensions available at D.A.S. or can apply for 1 year student visa or leave country every 90 days & re-enter with automatic new 90 day tourist visa with each visit.
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