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Medellin to Turbo Bus
The travel from Medellin to Turbo takes about 7 hours and you go through a distance of 212 mi (341 km), on the Carretera 62. The terrestrial transportation companies that cover this route are Brasilia and Rapido Ochoa, with inter-city buses at several rates and schedules; and the bus tickets can be bought at the branches or online. The "crab and banana land", a given name to the city remembering its wealth in both foodstuff, has a tropical weather and an annual average temperature of 79 °F (26 °C). Turbo has enough rains throughout the year, except in January, February and March, that the rains go down in a noteworthy way.
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Medellin is located at 1495 m a.s.l., just 261 mi (420 kms) away from the capital Bogota. It is known as "The eternal spring city" or the "mountain's capital" nicknames that reflect it's attractive weather. It's history stars a number of indigenous tribes that lived on the region since V b.c. The first contact between the spaniards and the people of the Valley of Aburrá happened in 1541, although due to the lack of precious minerals and the resistance from the locals, the area was initially abandoned.In 1616 Medellín was founded with the name of "Poblado de San Lorenzo". In 1826, Medellín was named as capital of the Antioquia department by the National Congress. Modern day Medellín is a prosperous city in constant industrial and social development.
Turbo is a port town located in the Antioquía Department. While the first spaniards to settle in the region arrived in the XVIth century, frequent attacks from locales drove the spaniards off until 1787, when the warchief Bernardo Mundigalla surrendered to the spanish authorities. Since then, Turbo experienced a moderate growth, and became an important trading hub that allowed for the unload products from the Atlantic and transport them to the center and southern parts of the country.Turbo’s economy is based around industrial fishing, and most of it’s present day life is centered around the port and maritime trade.