Photo Essay: CET Colombia

Written by Jeffrey Suliveres, (Amherst College) Student Correspondent CET Colombia, Spring 2019

Another monthly installation of beautiful Univalle wall art—this time depicting an interpretation of a masked student protester.

Colorful streets like these are common in the historic sector of Cartagena de India, the principal port of Colombia and the most visited city in Latin America.

CET student captured whipping up some delicious lunch after students shadowed farmers in Palenque on a day in the fields.

San Basilio de Palenque is the first freed town established by enslaved Africans in the Americas.

Kid Pambelé is a town wide hero who put Palenque on the world map as a two-time world Jr. Welterweight boxing champion during the 70’s.

A young New Yorker fearlessly rides a horse for the first time displaying his mastery of different transportation systems.

The Botanical Garden in Bogota is a must see if you ever find yourself in the Colombian capital.

The school in the Cartagenan neighborhood, La Primavera, had a warm welcome for CET students after they toured barrio Nelson Mandela, a town established by internally displaced persons.