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The work in progress of Guides to Elsewhere: 6/Macondo

Macondo is the very first part of the series Guides to Elsewhere: it was created two years ago for my boyfriend, who had left for a two-month trip to Brazil. 282 more words

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Deepwater Capitalism

Reflections on the Fifth Anniversary of One of the Biggest Oil Spills in History

By Quincy Saul

Source: Counterpunch

In memory of Gabriel García Márquez, March 6, 1927-April 17, 2014. 4,056 more words


Living Macondo

Memories of Aracataca

By: Adriana C. Filstrup

Today, I’m a tourist in my family’s hometown. My cousin Nazly made arrangements to take me on a tour of the house turned museum that belonged to the Colombian Nobel Prize, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, which was renovated after years of dust and darkness. 1,681 more words


García Márquez’ Macondo will be showcased at Bogotá Book Fair

A post by Peter Jordens.

The magical world of Macondo created by Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez will be the guest of honor at the 23rd Bogotá International Book Fair (FILBO) to be held from April 21 to May 4, 2015. 267 more words


Of God and Gabriel García Márquez

If there’s one thing I’ve learned during my nearly three years in Colombia, it’s that you can go to church almost anywhere. And I’ve learned this despite my non-church-going ways. 471 more words


Colombia prepares for Leyenda Vallenata Festival and Bogota International Book Fair

ETN: Global Travel Industry News reminds their readers that Colombia is preparing for two major cultural events. From April 28 to May 2, the city of Valledupar will celebrate… 541 more words


El Realismo Mágico ya no tiene quien le escriba

Hace ya un año que se fue. Al igual que Úrsula Iguarán, se marchó un Jueves Santo, dejando a Macondo huérfano de padre. Pero su realismo mágico quedó impregnado para seguir haciéndonos soñar en cada una de las páginas de sus cuarenta y dos obras escritas a lo largo de sus ochenta y siete años. 663 more words