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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: Juan Camilo Orrego


Juan is a journalist at home in Medellín. Here he talks about Colombia and his favorite traditions. Juan es un periodista en su casa en Medellín. Aquí se habla de Colombia y sus tradiciones favoritas. LCO: Where in Colombia do you call home? How long have you lived there? ¿Qué parte … Continue reading

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Surviving Semana Santa


Last week – Semana Santa – was one of the most religious times of year in Colombia – a country that is 90% catholic. For someone who is not religious and not used to having a huge amount of family … Continue reading

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Conversations with Colombians: Dilia Andrea Ortiz Montoya


Dilia lives in Cali, but she is from Girardot. She tells us about a favorite tradition with a rag doll and why everyone should visit Colombia. Dilia vive en Cali, pero ella es de Girardot. Ella nos dice sobre una tradición favorita con un muñeco y por que todo el … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Bogota


BOGOTA “2600 metros más cerca de las estrellas” – 2600 meters closer to the stars Altitude: 2,625 m (8,612 ft) Population: 7,434,453 Temperature Year-Round: 3-25 °C (37-77 °F) Eight hours on the long stretch from Mogotes to Bogota passed surprisingly quickly thanks to the … Continue reading

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