Giant public escalator in Medellin’s shantytown – (Escalera electrica gigante en barrio de Medellin)

A giant outdoor escalator measuring 1,260 feet long and costing more than £4  million has been built in one of Colombia’s poorest neighbourhoods
Read more:  http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2011/12/27/giant-outdoor-escalator-1-260-feet-long-built-to-help-columbia-hillside-shantytown-115875-23662115/#ixzz1hkD9sxkz

Los habitantes de la empinada Comuna 13 de Medellín, Colombia, una de las zonas más populares y golpeadas por la violencia de la segunda ciudad del país, acaban de estrenar la escalera mecánica más grande del país. Leea mas: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mundo/noticias/2011/12/111227_escaleras_electricas_barrios_populares_medellin_jr.shtml

Mirror.co.uk

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4 thoughts on “Giant public escalator in Medellin’s shantytown – (Escalera electrica gigante en barrio de Medellin)

    • Why don’t you first ask the people of Comuna 13 what they think of their new escalator, and in what manner it will impact their lives, before posting your possibly uninformed and one-sided opinion. Or have you actually already gone and seen it yourself and interviewed the locals personally?

  1. Bravo Medellín, bravo! Adelante, como siempre. No le haga caso a los que no hacen sino criticar y aún peor, sin saber.

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