Lulacruza in Colombia

Bogota – Conclusion

By 14 June, 2011

We returned to Bogota full of music in our bodies and hearts… We were happy, grateful and full of things to finalise and process. It was a bit disorientating to return back to the capital to deal with... Read Article

Palenque Palenque! La Memoria Viva

By 20 May, 2011

From Cartagena we drove an hour to one of our last and most expected destinations, the mystical heart of Africa in Colombia: San Basilio de Palenque. Both a forgotten and revered town, it is considered the first village... Read Article

Cartagena: African legacy in America

Cartagena: African legacy in America

By 17 May, 2011

Back from Isla Grande, we spent a few days in Cartagena, a beautiful city, also one of the most important historical ports in the American continent. The city is Colombia’s prime tourist destination, a vibrant place, full of... Read Article

Tayrona and Taganga, underlying beauty

Tayrona and Taganga, underlying beauty

By 24 April, 2011

We travelled a bit north from Santa Marta to go to Parque Tayrona, probably Colombia’s most visited national park. The landscape is covered with huge rounded rocks that seem carefully placed both on land and sea, with streams... Read Article

La Sabiduria de la Sierra Nevada

La Sabiduria de la Sierra Nevada

By 20 April, 2011

After spending a few days in Bogota to recharge, plan and teach a couple of workshops, we have arrived to Santa Marta. We are staying at our sound engineer’s family vacation home. Their gorgeous apartment by the sea... Read Article

Ladrilleros – Ocean, River, Jungle

Ladrilleros – Ocean, River, Jungle

By 11 April, 2011

Our travel continued with a 3-hour bus ride from Cali to Buenaventura, on the only road that connects the Pacific coast with the rest of the country. As we reached the coast, the Pacific ocean shined, dark and... Read Article

Cantadores in Guapi

Cantadores in Guapi

By 28 March, 2011

We arrived in Guapi two days ago. The town is full of energy. The air is thick and humid, with lots of activity on the port, and big sound systems that blast vallenato, salsa and reggaeton in every... Read Article