The voice of Andrea Echeverri, the lead singer of Colombian band Aterciopelados, first came to my attention way back in the mid 90s when I heard her accompany Gustavo Cerati in the Soda Stereo classic 'en  la ciudad de la furia" at their MTV unplugged concert.  I really like this song and have been meaning do... Continue Reading →


In late May I spent an afternoon in central Bogota walking around the historic district of La Candelaria, eating the typical dish of bandeja paisa and drinking cerveza colombiana.  Late in the afternoon just before beginning the journey back to El Dorado International Airport I came across a mural with the smiling, laughing faces of little boys.... Continue Reading →

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