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Andrew J Wight  Australian, Journalist, Salsero, Tapir Enthusiast. Not in that order. Medellin, Colombia.

Here at #ForoMET in #Medellin, Colombia to hear an amazing line up of speakers on the themes of science, education and empowerment of women and girls. Estoy acá a
@EAFIT
en Medellín a #ForoMET para escuchar más sobre mujeres en ciencia

In Colombia, kids like Julián Murillo, 8 are learning barista skills with the goal of saving the country's coffee culture. “I want to run my own coffee shop one day. " he says. - My latest piece for @NBCNews
Https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/colombia-kids-learn-barista-skills-goal-saving-country-s-coffee-n937466

Don Barba explains a fun plaintain fact on a farm in #risaralda #colombia...
The trees are more than 70% water. #ejecafetero

Journo's Breakfast, Galacia, Risaralda, Colombia

Where does chocolate come from? 25 years after doing a school project on chocolate, I got to go to a cacao farm right next Parque Tayrona, Colombia. The pods were much more red than I thought!

Years ago, San Javier was overrun with violence. Today it is overrun by backpackers on grafitti tours and a new generation of entrepreneurs looking to capitalise on this new income stream.

15 years ago, Medellin's Communa 13 was a no-go zone. Last week, @vstunt visited the outdoor escalators there and saw massive groups of gringos on grafiti tours, a vegetarian restaurant, a film crew and numerous insta-tourists.

Me and cardboard pope in 2017 #Nophotoshop #pope #papacol #mates

Photo taken on my phone of Pope Francis #pope #colombia #papacol

Throwback to 2017 - A nun in the media pack at the Bogota mass of Pope Francis in Colombia #journolife #pope #throwback #2017 #colombia #nofilter

Throwback to 2017 - My breakfast and accreditation on the first day of my coverage of the visit of Pope Francis to Colombia #journolife #pope #throwback #2017 #colombia

Throwback to 2017 - On my way to cover the visit of Pope Francis to Colombia #journolife #pope #throwback #2017 #colombia

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