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First Day of December in Medellin

First Day of December in Medellin

The first day of December in Medellin is always special. I always had been told that it something that you will not see anywhere else… and they were right. For my first time, I have to say it was amazing to see. December 1st is always known as alborada. What...
Halloween in Manizales, Colombia

Halloween in Manizales, Colombia

This Halloween was my first time celebrating Halloween in Colombia. I love Halloween, mainly because of the costume parties and reruns of old slasher scary movies. However, this October I was even more excited because I was going to spend it in Manizales, Colombia....
Riding the bus in Medellin

Riding the bus in Medellin

Back in California, I never took the bus to get anywhere. I had my own car or my friends would pick me up. I probably rode the bus two or three times and that was just to get to soccer practice. Here in Medellin, I take the bus everyday to everywhere I go. Medellin...
What Is Ley Seca in Colombia?

What Is Ley Seca in Colombia?

What is Ley Seca in Colombia? Ley Seca in Colombia¬†translates to “Dry Law” in English. This means no alcohol is allowed to be sold and purchased from Saturday afternoon to Monday. Ley Seca usually occurs when elections are being held in Colombia. Today,...