ANDEAN SOUL STROKE – Gil Imaná: Portray inhabitants, myths and folklore of a country

Traditional and surrealist art, exhibited in the main biennials of the world Their black hats and pouches containing amulets can identify Bolivian yatiri. The Witches’ Market is a popular tourist attraction located in Cerro Cumbre, a mountain clearing in La Paz. Merchandise (sold run by local witch doctors known as yatiri), includes medicinal plants and armadillos. Most famous of all …

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HALF A CENTURY OF PHOTOGRAPHS – Nereo López: Amazon jungle and streets of Bogota, on the Magdalena River or traveling with personalities

A country, into sixty-three unforgettable images He took more than 100,000 photos, in a career spanning many decades. He was a member of a association of writers, artists and intellectuals. He is regarded as a pioneer in his native Colombia. Nereo López was a Colombian documentary photographer, born in Cartagena into a September 1920. His work brought attention to the …

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TEMPTING DRESSES – Silvia Tcherassi: Design to serve woman, from 18 to 50 years old

Revolutionizing the Latin American fashion scene in a definitive way In 1990, she created her company Altamoda. Her collections include prêt-à-porter, wedding dresses, accessories and footwear. Born in Barranquilla on a day in August 1965, Silvia Tcherassi https://www.silviatcherassi.com/ is a Colombian designer and entrepreneur. In 2003, she was invited to participate in Milan fashion week. The following year, she was …

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LOVE MADE IT IN US, LIKE A DAY IT WAS LIGHT – Meira Delmar: Evening is no longer an evening; it is the memory of that other

The perception of having already met, of being the expected “other”. In her honor, the National Poetry Prize that bears her name was created. She was a poet of Lebanese Colombian origin. Born in Barranquilla on a day in August 1922, Olga Isabel Chams Eljach became know under the pseudonym of Meira Delmar. Among the most significant poets of the …

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BORN SINGING – Marta Gómez: When you compos to ward off nostalgia

Learning how to sing to the soul and the soul learned how to listen Born in Girardot, she lives currently in Barcelona. She is is a Colombian singer and songwriter. After obtaining a Best Achievement Scholarship, Marta Gómez http://martagomez.com/ graduated Magna Cum Laude. Whit her group, she perform a repertoire of songs with a mixture of rhythms that range from …

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IRREALLY DILATED SUBJECTS AND OBJECTS – Fernando Botero: An incisive style that is influenced by abstract expressionism

Do not paint anything different from the world you knew in Medellín His colors are soft, never enhanced, often evenly applied and without contours. As a child, he undergoes the charm of the illustrations of the Divine Comedy by Gustave Doré. Fernando Botero http://www.fernandobotero.com/ was born in Medellín on a day in April 1932, establishing himself as a Colombian painter, …

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TRAVEL MEXICO IT LEAVES YOU SPEECHLESS – Travel from Guadalajara to Acapulco, crossing Rio Verde and Mexico City

A worthwhile adventure into Mexican trip Barriga llena, corazón contento (full belly, happy heart). Remembering this Mexican way of saying, you can make the memory of your holiday more joyful. Its cuisine is a mix of pre-Hispanic and Spanish influences, but dishes have their own flavors and are made with local techniques. One of its main dishes is birria (goat …

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FAR UNIVERSE, UNDER DRESSES THAT DO NOT REVEAL – Eunice Adorno: Promoting the

Intrigued by the Mennonite women Mexico City is the best place to eat tacos, a unique opportunity to savour the delights of this humble cuisine. Strolling through Centro Historico, you can discover all the tacos are delicious, such as the taco de carnitas (featuring beyond succulent pork). Ending your tour (with a chance to drink tequila), in the most historic …

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TRANSFORMABLE FASHION – Ximena Valero: When clothes can be worn in multiple ways

Excellence, in evening dresses Traditional Mexican clothing combines native and European elements https://cielitolindomex.com/collections/embroidered-dresses. The fibers of choice across the country are cotton, bark and agave, as well as wool and silk, but the deep cultural roots in Mexico uncover unique traditional outfits found nowhere else. In ancient times Aztec women were taught to weave by hand (primarily used cotton or …

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WRITING ABOUT A CRUEL PLACE TO LIVE IN Juan Rulfo – No one knowed better than him do how far heaven was, but he also known all the shortcuts

The rural Mexico the times of the Revolution  Backed by the mountains of the Sierra Madre del Sur, in the mid-20th century, this beach resort was the haunt of Sinatra, Bardot and Elizabeth Taylor. Fort San Diego, Acapulco’s top historical monument, is its star fort, first erected in 1617 to ward off pirate attacks. One of Mexico’s great 20th-century artists …

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WHEN REVOLUTION CREATIVELY INTERVED – Gerardo Murillo Cornado, alias Dr. Atl: To push for an artistic revolution of dynamic painting

Painting a country with an exotic past and a cosmopolitan perspective Its cuisine is a mix of pre-Hispanic and Spanish influences, but dishes have their own flavors and are made with local techniques. One of its main dishes is birria (goat or lamb meat) cooked in a spicy sauce seasoned with chili peppers, ginger, cumin, black pepper, oregano and cloves. …

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PERCEPTION IS DIFFICULT TO DESCRIBE – Hazel Larsen Archer: Watching has always been a part of my life. I do not know why

When she started taking pictures, she was an observer The best months for good weather in Santa Fe (New Mexico), run from May to October. In this period, the thermometer reaches a temperature of 18 degrees. For your souvenirs, El Nicho https://www.elnichosantafe.com/ it is amazing, the owner is the sweetest person on earth and local artists make all of the …

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