El Dia de la Raza is more important than most Colombians know. This day commemorates the ruthlessness and violent way in which our current race came about. Even though Christopher Columbus and the Spanish Crown/Catholics were the epitome of evil I have to appreciate the boldness with which they conquered and bled out a once thriving society.
I have been on a quest to find my perfect Colombian woman match in Medellin. In this post, I go over my experience dating these lovely Medellin women over the course of 8 years.
Love and Friendship Day (Dia de amor y amistad) is celebrated on September 20 in Colombia. It is usually celebrated more than the actual Saint Valentine’s Day on February 14. Why is this? I’ve lived here for more than 3 years and have found out why.
The Battle of Boyaca was a very important Colombian revolutionary war battle, and it is held as a national holiday in Colombia. I am proud to be Colombian and today I have hoisted the beautiful yellow, blue and red flag outside my office.
I’ve been in Medellin for 9 years. I’ve been to many of the parades & events of the Feria de las Flores. For 2019’s Festival I’ll go over my favorites.
Colombian Independence Day Celebrations in Medellin are pretty much non-existent. In this blog post I go over why Colombians don’t celebrate Colombian independence day like gringos celebrate the 4th of July.
Hello I’m Andrew Macia, and this is my blog.
I love Medellin! I started this blog in order to help my English as a Second Language students in Medellin. I no longer teach English because my digital marketing agency in Medellin has taken off.
I’ve been living and working in Medellin for about 7 years now and I want to share my experience with the entire world. If you have any questions feel free to email me or leave comments.