Photo from the Road: Medellin Knife Drop

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Photo from the Road: Medellin Knife Drop

One weapon less is many more lives. One technique Medellin, Colombia has implemented to improve safety was by installing this large bin to get knives off the street. To prevent the urge to pull your knife out and mug someone, why not just drop it in this knife drop bin in Park Bolivar.

Text and Photo by Stephen Bugno

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Stephen Bugno
Stephen Bugno
Stephen Bugno has been traveling the world and writing about it for the better part of 20 years. His articles and essays have appeared in The San Francisco Chronicle, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Seattle Times, and Transitions Abroad magazine. He blogs at Bohemian Traveler and edits the independent travel magazine GoMadNomad.com. He most recently set up a tour company offering authentic, small group tours at Unquote Travel. Follow him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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