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Local in Colombia, South America


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Dancing is part of local life in Colombia

 

All things local in my small pueblo involve nature, animals and sometimes a great party. When the two are combined it makes for a wonderful evening. Recently I went to a party at a farm in Palmira, Valle del Cauca. It was a regular farm, nothing special. Kind of run down, but the people who attended were fabulous. The cows were there right where we were dancing. There was an improvised bar, and a lot of lovely local people having a private night out without restraint.  My friend’s husband  was singing, while guests were doing shots of aquardiente (the famous and very popular drink of Colombia) and whisky. I did a bit of drinking myself, because it is what you do at a fiesta in Colombia.  I really had a wonderful time.

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I can dance very well, and so could he!
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This is a local as you can get in Colombia
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Dancing Salsa is an art all men learn in Latin America

Then I took a bit of a rest with Monica, her husband is one of the best singers I have ever had the pleasure to listen to. I didn’t have a camera with me, these photos are all from her phone. They might not be the best quality, but they show the spirit of a local evening in Colombia. I always say I  will remember times like these when I am 80 years old, while looking back at my life.

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Monica, me and Anderson her husband with the voice of an angel
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Colombia where you can have fun and no need for a club or disco!
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Cannot be more local than this in Colombia!

With that I tip my hat to a wonderful evening with friends.

 

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I am an American who moved to Colombia to find peace after the devastating loss of my daughter. I bought and renovated a Villa, am learning Spanish, and writing as catharsis. This blog will be like my book with chapters. Each blog will be about my life and adventures. I hope you will enjoy the many new discoveries I am making every day about myself and another culture.

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