Colombia 2017 (441)

Peace

Peace is just a word. Just a word. -Eurythmics When friends ask me how my trip to Colombia was I feel like I should talk about the food, the friendly people, and the amazing scenery. But all I want to talk about is the peace agreement. Colombia is having a moment. A good one. Last…

Simón Bolívar, el Libertador

Colombia

When I arrived in Colombia our writing instructor. my friend Martha, asked us to write down three impressions we had of Colombia before arriving. It’s always good to establish a baseline, she said. I wrote: Cocaine, Gabriel García Márquez and Drug Cartels. After a week in country, in the small town of Villa de Leyva…