Cali, Colombia: Walking into Music and Heaven: — The North Star Reports – by Daniela Ortiz. Sponsored by The College of St. Scholastica and The Middle Ground Journal
Sometimes we criticize Americans for not knowing the geography of their own country or for not visiting towns, cities or states that are over the geographical borders of their comfort zone. But, do I know my country completely?
Sometimes, we think that what is excellent is what is out of our hands, out of our borders and out of our country. Being Colombian I always hear bad comments about the security of my country or the terms “a country in development”. I do not blame people from whom I hear those comments, because the media just shows Colombia like a third world country in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest full of gunshots, warlords commanding our government and the local police as…
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