What is more fascinating than a tool from our ancestors? In Colombia, La Chamba is a piece of pottery to prepare food that has been made there for centuries. Named after its origin, La Chamba, Colombia, this pot has a unique look but also a very unique creation process. Let’s see how La Chamba is created, where it comes from and some different recipes you can make in it!
Our first batch of books of The Adventures of Pili is already in the hands of Luis Soriano, better know as the Biblioburro. The Biblioburro is a traveling library that distributes books to patrons from the backs of two donkeys, Alfa and Beto. The program was created in La Gloria, Colombia, by Luis. The biblioburro operates within the central municipalities of the Department of Magdalena, on Colombia’s Caribbean shore.
In this audiograph, Afro-Colombian singer La Burgos, Alegres Ambulancias de San Basilio de Palenque explains the Colombian Lullaby known as Arrullo Palenquero.
Enjoy this episode as we explore the most fascinating roots of the musical traditions of San Basilio de Palenque.
Nighthawk: The Tale of a Flightless Mosquito. A short movie inspired by the bilingual children book by Kike Calvo.
The Cave: Dare to Venture into her Mind
Discover the Origin of Halloween in this new video
The Unexpected, a creepy Halloween short movie
Last weekend, a Queensland ecotourism pioneer died at age 70. It was John Rumney. Yes, the same John that made my dream posible. John was born in the United States, but life took him to Port Douglas (Australia) where he became not only a tourism operator and conservationist, but a true inspiration to many.
The Adventures of Pili Coloring Books are a great educational tool designed with eye-catching illustrations. We encourage parents to explore the idea of insects being beneficial for the environment -many bugs are!- while sharing the creative process of coloring.
National Geographic Magazine contributor photographer and Guggenheims Foundation Fellow Maggie Steber, explains some of her tricks to find good stories.