Month: December 2016

Colombian New Years Eve Rituals

Colombian New Years eve rituals

  Colombian New Years Eve Rituals The natilla and buñuelosare are two Colombian foods that should never be forgotten at Christmas. They are an important tradition during the festive period. In the same way food is very important to us, there are also

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Five Colombian Novels you MUST Read!

Must read Colombian Novels

Take a look at these MUST read Colombian books! From the magical realsim of Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, to the ‘report style’ of Laura Restrepo. Colombia has a wide and varied history of literature, across many spectrums and styles. 

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Salento and the Cocora Valley (Valle de Cocora)

Salento and the Cocora Valley (Valle del Cocora) Salento is the gateway to a thousand possibilities. A charming little colonial town, with distinct and colourful bahareque architecture. On first refelctions it can seem like an isolated time warp, with only

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Colombian Everyday Life…With a Twist.

colombian mariachis

Colombia is a bright and colourful melting pot of emotion and expression, and anyone who visits will surely experience this national vibrancy.  However, I would like to share with you some of the nuances of Colombian everyday life, perhaps that you

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