By Robin Finley. Photography Carlos Valencia Cocorna is a pueblo with a wounded past; locals once dubbed it The House of the Guerillas. But ten years have passed since rebel groups were ousted from the region, and the incredible change currently underway in this small mountain town is indicative of the greater transformation taking place across Colombia.
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Next month’s pueblo snapshot is Betulia, a tiny town about 5 to 6 hours from Medellin to the west. It doesn’t get farther west than this before you are hit a massive wall of jungle and then there is nothing. This is the video montage of this tiny Antioquena pueblo.
If Valdivia is known to locals as “The Capitol of the Mountains”, then “The Land of the Constant Vallenato” would be a close second. (Vallenato is the popular folk music here in Colombia and it is the constant soundtrack to Valdivia). Located some four hours north of Medellin, local friends of The Arepa said we were crazy to go to [...]