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Conversations with Colombians: Juan Camilo Ortega Soto


Juan calls Medellín home where he works in public relations. Here are his thoughts on Colombia. Juan llama a casa de Medellín, donde trabaja en relaciones públicas. He aquí sus reflexiones sobre Colombia. LCO: Which part of Colombia do you call home? How long have you lived there? ¿A … Continue reading

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A Colombian Drink: Agua de Panela


One staple drink in Colombia, especially in the region where I’m staying, is called agua de panela – literally water and panela. No, I’d never heard of panela either before I met Wilfredo, but now I’m drinking this hot, sweet … Continue reading

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Mountains, food and farms


We drove for hours around the Andes Mountains from Bucaramanga to Mogotes with a warm breeze rushing through open windows. Everything was alive. Cacti, banana plants, coffee plants, long thick rods of bamboo cutting into a blue sky. Us. It … Continue reading

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