Colombia

My son was born here in Bogota, but we're leaving soon. Some day he'll ask me, "What's Colombia like?" Hopefully this will help him start learning.
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ROMERO BRITTO

Romero Britto is a very neat artist; his art is happy, joyous, bright

3 Misconceptions About Colombia (And Why You Should Go)

3 Misconceptions About Colombia (And Why You Should Go)

The graffiti of Bogotá – in pictures. Bogota has so much interesting, beautiful graffiti!

The graffiti of Bogotá – in pictures

Colombia is among the most unequal countries in the world, and Bogotá's street artists regularly lampoon the violence and intolerance of the wealthy elitePhotograph: Tom Feiling

Bogota Graffiti

Graffiti has traditionally served as a mode of expression against the establishment and as a way for artists to communicate with a wide audience, but Bogota is exploding internationally as…

Para que los extranjeros sepan de qué hablamos, Ricardo Suárez se dio a la tarea de traducir los más llamativos y simpáticos colombianismos. ¿Cuáles son?

Cruise ship tourism up in Colombia - Port News - Cruise News - Cruise Ship Industry News Community

Colombian Culture, Colombia Adoption and Raising Colombian Kids: Villancicos -- Colombian Christmas Carols

In Colombia, the word for Christmas Carols is VILLANCICOS (pronounced: vee yan see cohs).

List of Colombian Expressions

The Colombian List of Spanish Slang Expressions Every Student Should Know

Infographic: 10 Vulgar Spanish Slang Words and Phrases from Colombia

A man walks past a wall of graffiti by El Pez in Bogotá. The city has sanctioned artists and offers tours of graffiti venues. Photograph: Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images

Artist's shooting sparks graffiti revolution in Colombia

A man walks past a wall of graffiti by El Pez in Bogotá. The city has sanctioned artists and offers tours of graffiti venues. Photograph: Eitan Abramovich Getty The Guardian

Foto del Restaurante Cafe Illy.  Near Parque Virrey.  There is a waiter here who really likes Alex. :)

Near Parque Virrey. There is a waiter here who really likes Alex.

Panela. Also watch this video: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1K6XKadWWq8_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D1K6XKadWWq8

All about unrefined cane sugar, which is similar to molasses.

Panela. Also watch this video: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1K6XKadWWq8_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D1K6XKadWWq8

The Telegraph declares a Colombian church the most beautiful in the world.  - Es el Santuario de Las Lajas, dice The Telegraph.

The Telegraph declares a Colombian church the most beautiful in the world. - Es el Santuario de Las Lajas, dice The Telegraph.

De Todito - The awesomest snack product ever: "a little bit of everything." The traditional blue is my favorite (chicharron, plantain, and potato chips), but now they have ones with arepas and even with little drumstick-shaped chicken-flavored crisps. This company also makes Chicharron Americano Jack's, for when you want pure, unadulterated chicharron.

De Todito - The awesomest snack product ever: "a little bit of everything." The traditional blue is my favorite (chicharron, plantain, and potato chips), but now they have ones with arepas and even with little drumstick-shaped chicken-flavored crisps. This company also makes Chicharron Americano Jack's, for when you want pure, unadulterated chicharron.

Love in the Time of Tarantulas - New tarantula discovered in Colombia is named in honor of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love in the Time of Tarantulas? Newfound Spider Named for Márquez

The spider is equipped with defensive hairs that can be used to directly attack an enemy, stinging them upon contact, the researchers say. It has now been formally named Kankuamo marquezi.

Tired of seeing his country's name spelled wrong, one man started a campaign to remind people that it's Colombia, not Columbia.

Hey! It's Colombia, not Columbia

Tired of seeing his country's name spelled wrong, one man started a campaign to remind people that it's Colombia, not Columbia.

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