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Conversations with Colombians: Nini Zubieta


Nini is home in many parts of Colombia, but she currently lives in Bogota. Here are some of her thoughts on her country… Nini es el hogar de muchas partes de Colombia, pero actualmente vive en Bogota. Estos son algunos … Continue reading

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Conversations with Colombians: Lina Bossio Acosta


Lina is home in Cartagena where she studies industrial management. Here are her thoughts on Colombia. Lina es el hogar de Cartagena donde estudia la gestión industrial. Éstos son suspensamientos sobre Colombia. LCO: Which part of Colombia do you call home? How long have you lived there? ¿Qué parte de Colombia usted le … Continue reading

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Conversations with Colombians: Paula Andrea Cruz Sepúlveda


Paula is originally from Riosucio Caldas, the location of her favorite celebration, Riosucio’s Carnival. Here are her thoughts on Colombia. Paula es originario de Riosucio Caldas, la ubicación de la celebración de su favorito, el Carnaval de Riosucio. Éstos son sus pensamientos sobre Colombia. LCO: Which part of Colombia do you call home? How long have you … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Colombian Street Food


Words and photo by Erin Osbourn My arrival to Cartagena, Colombia, was very much anticipated even from the very beginning of my trip. I started my journey in Mexico City with a last minute purchase of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Love … Continue reading

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Expats in Colombia: Molly Woodriff


Molly came to Colombia to learn Spanish and further experience the culture she was introduced to as a child. Now she’s working with flood victims in Cartagena. Here are her thoughts on her adopted country. LCO: Let’s start with the basics: … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Foreign Viewpoints on Colombia


When Alan Wagenberg invited me to contribute some photos to an upcoming online exhibition called Shooting Colombia, I watched this video on his website which introduced me to The Colombian Connection Project. It was fascinating to hear some of the participants … Continue reading

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Conversations with Colombians: Shirley Goris


Shirley is originally from Cartagena, but is now in Vienna Austria, studying German. Shirley es de Cartagena. Ella vive en Viena, Austria, ahora. Ella estudiando alemán. LCO: Give us some background info first: Which part of Colombia are you from originally, how long ago did you leave and … Continue reading

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Conversations with Colombians: Franklin Florez


Franklin is from Cartagena. Read on to find out why he loves his city and the country he calls home. Franklin es de Cartagena. El lee para averiguar por que el ama su ciudad y el pais que el llama … Continue reading

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Creative Colombians: Roberto McCormick


Roberto is a fashion photographer. Originally from Bogota, he now lives with his family in London. He’s agreed to let me share some of his photographs of Colombian women in this interview. For more of his work, see his website. … Continue reading

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Expats in Colombia: Vicki Kellaway


Vicki is a British freelance journalist who has been living in Bogota since the middle of 2010. She blogs at Banana Skin Flip Flops. LCO: Where are you from originally and how did you end up in Colombia? VK: I’m British. … Continue reading

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