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Remarkable renewal brings visitors to Medellin

Colombia celebrates its 200th anniversary of independence from Spanish rule this year - and its reputation as a travel destination is undergoing a remarkable change.

Medellin, Colombia's second largest city and the scene of the world's most notorious drug-fuelled cartel war, is in the process of a dramatic transformation.

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