Searching for Sevilla in the Valle de Cauca and a Colombia Long Past

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What makes us want to look up people and places from our past?

People from relationships long over, old faded brick schools, homes we once lived in that now look so small. And places? Magical places so far away in both distance and time. Maybe those are the best. Memories, selective of only the good stuff, getting better but more vague with each visit. Continue reading “Searching for Sevilla in the Valle de Cauca and a Colombia Long Past”

Travel: The North Valley of Cali: Miracles and Massacres

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Valle de Cauca Region – The North Valley of Cali

South of the traditional coffee triangle (an area surrounding the cities  of Manizales, Pereira and Armenia) the Pan American highway travels along the hot valley floor between the cities of Armenia and Cali – right through the heart of Valle del Cauca. Lodged between two mountain ranges,  Cordilleras Occidental and Central,  this fertile valley is an agricultural powerhouse growing wheat, sugar cane, coffee, pineapple and cattle. Continue reading “Travel: The North Valley of Cali: Miracles and Massacres”