Chocó and Wind Journeys, two movies that show other than drug face of Colombia
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Chocó and Wind Journeys, two movies that show other than drug face of Colombia

Colombian cinema is undoubtedly influenced by dark evil events that swept through the country; sadly those events are still occurring, in particular well-known drug cartels presence, armed forces fighting, hitmen, murders, missing gun bullets flying in the air… Fortunately more and more thematically different movies are being produced highlighting other problems that Colombia as a … Continue reading

Vote for the best Pimentona’s post in 2014!
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Vote for the best Pimentona’s post in 2014!

End of the year 2014 means end of second successful year of Pimentona’s webpage. Thanks for supporting, sharing, asking! Some posts published in 2014 have enjoyed great popularity; if you have a minute or two, please vote for the best article in this past year. Review them clicking on the images. ______________________________________ Amazon Adventure: Life … Continue reading

Patience and Beadwork (article on Shatter the Looking Glass Magazine)
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Patience and Beadwork (article on Shatter the Looking Glass Magazine)

We had been told that local women were afraid that incoming people might steal their beads patterns therefore we outlined the reasons of our visit in advance. Emilio and I, are both handicraft lovers and are strongly convinced that in today’s globalized world there is a desperate need to protect traditional culture in all its … Continue reading

NGO Amazon Pueblo promotes jungle crafts and wearable art
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NGO Amazon Pueblo promotes jungle crafts and wearable art

Amazon Pueblo, NGO that helps indigenous community La Libertad in Amazon rainforest, is promoting local handcrafts on fundraising events and crafts venues in USA. It is nice to hear that NGO I was volunteering for keeps working and helping community to be more sustainable. Check out their new brochures, click to enlarge! Further Reading: read … Continue reading