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La Sierra Medellin Barrio Tour

Medellin, Colombia
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About La Sierra Medellin Barrio Tour
Sustainable community tourism. A unique and cultural experience exploring the history and transformation of La Sierra barrio high above the hillside mountains of Medellin, completely off the beaten path.
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kp1 wrote a review Mar 2020
8 contributions8 helpful votes
Very interesting tour, with respect for the residents of the district. By doing these tours you also support the local children. Part of the cost is used to support this community.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Gideon L wrote a review Mar 2020
7 contributions1 helpful vote
This was a great tour and Milena was a fantastic guide. She’s well-informed, clear and speaks excellent English. Above all, the tour gave us essential context and background information for understanding not only Medellin’s recent history – and the story of La Sierra – but also the history of the Colombian conflict. There was ample opportunity for questions, the tour wasn’t rushed and the organizers limit the group size. We were seven people on our tour. Milena also showed real sensitivity towards the local community, explaining when and where we could – and could not – take photographs. Most people head to Barrio 13 for their “Medellin barrio tour” but – having been to both – we found the tour to La Sierra a more genuine experience.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Aidan wrote a review Feb 2020
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Milena was a very knowledgeable your guide that provides a wonderful experience to visitors to appreciate a Colombian community in it's unique vibrancy. You will feel truly welcomed by everyone to meet and the experience. Highly recommend to anyone visiting and interested in a communa life and culture.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Camila T wrote a review Jan 2020
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Milena has created something really unique and special with this tour. As well as providing a very interesting angle on Medellin’s history, she was also very willing to answer questions on all kinds of topics about the city and Colombia. Definitely recommended for transport / urban design enthusiasts, and the views from the top of the valley are gorgeous. Proceeds go towards local charitable projects that we were able to visit during the tour. Thank you Milena and sorry it took a while to review!
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Date of experience: June 2019
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BrooklynExpat wrote a review Oct 2019
Mexico City, Mexico55 contributions5 helpful votes
The neighborhood where the tour takes place brought back memories of living in Central Asia; how poverty seems to unite communities. Not all receive the financial assistance that Milena's tour provides. Interesting tour led by a dedicated, informative guide.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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