Expresate (Express Yourself) is written by Xady, from La Loma in Colombia (read the original Spanish language version here).

To get a closer look at life in Colombia read The other side of the Flower Fair and find out what goes on behind the famous Medellin flower show. And to be reminded that life in Colombia is not always easy, read this striking post about getting to see a doctor.

This blog is part of a group called ConVerGentes (rough translation would be something like ConVoPeople) which was supported by a Rising Voices project.

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Read more:
Buying empanadas in Colombia
More South American blogs on Blogs of the World
Pasta Colombiana – Colombians eat pasta too!


About the author

Lucy is English and first ventured out of the UK she was 19. Since then she has lived in 4 different countries and tried to see as much of the world as possible. She loves learning languages, learning about different cultures and hearing different points of view.