Cartegena, Colombia


1. En cualquier lugar se puede tomar una taza del mejor café del mundo.

(Anywhere one can drink a cup of the best coffee in the world.) Note: Literally, it says "it can drink itself" (it can be drunk). This is the passive voice, which is contructed using the verb "tomar" reflexively, with "se," which means "itself."

2. Es la patria de Gabriel García Márquez, ganador del Premio Nóbel de Literatura 1982.

(It is the homeland of Gabriel García Márquez, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature.)


Famous Colombian-American

Eliot Jon Halverson - figure skater (2007 US Junior National Champion)


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