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Colombian Independence Day = Lechona


Colombia Independence Day is July 20th, and in essence it’s more or less the same as Independence Day in the U.S., or most places, I imagine: lost of food, lots of beer, and an amped-up dose of nationalism. Colombian Independence Day does of course involve music and dancing as well, as all Colombian celebrations do, and instead of doing the typical, weak-sauce American cookout, many people will clean, stuff and roast a whole piglet. (Don’t forget to decorate it afterwards!)

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Colombia: think nature


When you think of Colombia, what comes to mind? Hot-weather, Shakira, coffee, the infamous Escobar… Obviously when talking about a country that’s more than 5 times the size of Britain, there’s bound to be a lot of other stuff. And sure enough, there is, and for me one of the most striking things about Colombia is its nature.

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  • Josian Chevallier
    Josian Chevallier says #
    Completly agree with you,thanks for sharing your experiences and guidig us o know more and love more our country. Important role f...

Bate Bate Chocolate


I’ve written about Colombian hot chocolate here before, the kind you put cheese in, but I’ve never just written about the plain old Colombian-style hot chocolate that makes me ever so happy on a nearly daily basis.

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Mystery tuber time


I recently wrote about Colombian supermarkets and some of the unknown produce I faced the first time I walked into one.

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  • Eva Laura Siegel
    Eva Laura Siegel says #
    My favorite are the little fried papitas criollas!
  • Paige Poole
    Paige Poole says #
    There are so many tubers here that I have no idea what to do with! When I am with my mother in law in Bogotá in December, I plan t...

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