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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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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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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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Cameras in Colombia: Greg Tebble


Dancing to all sorts of music is an important part of Colombian culture -vallenato, salsa, merengue, cumbria, reggaeton, bambuco, to name a few. There are plenty of opportunities to watch and learn. Greg Tebble took this shot of a woman … Continue reading

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