Dibulla: The Ideal Place to be Reborn

The slogan for Dibulla (pronounced ‘Dibuya’) is “el lugar ideal para volver a nacer“, or “the ideal place to be reborn.” This has been nothing but true for us since we moved here in November 2016 for our Peace Corps service. We have been reborn in many ways already, of which some ways have been…

Dibulla Pre-Carnavales – “Nueva Generación” Dance Youth

This article was originally posted in Oiste – A Peace Corps Colombia Volunteer-Run Online Magazine.  I have been dancing with young ladies from my community since the very beginning of January. Once school started in early February, they stopped coming to my class because they had to prepare for their grade-specific Carnaval dance presentations at…

Peace Corps Colombia Bebé

Originally posted on Travel Latina:
The following does not represent the views or opinions of the Peace Corps A small-city Ohio man and a big-city Colombian woman, both fresh out of college. Both were ready for adventure. This is the story of my parents and how the Peace Corps brought them together. Since I will…