In the north of Colombia, in the central Savannah of the caribbean region, there are lots of little villages that seems exactly like Macondo, the fictional town described in Gabriel García Márquez’s novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude. The people, the culture, their architecture and the daily life, gives the traveler the impression that are trapped in the middle of the novel.
Cordoba state it´s not an exception and there is a little village call Nuevo Paraiso, 40 minutes in a bumpy road from Planeta Rica, the second largest city of the state.
The extreme warm weather and the humid, made possible the existence of a fascinate variety of nature, but this exuberance has drawn the attention off different groups, that has brought violence and poorness to this territory. But despite of that, the people there, are lovely, hard worker, and they live in touch with their origins and nature.
We had the opportunity to get to know a group of woman, who works at their own pase, to build a future for the new generations. Getting in touch with their identity, they creates hand craft to remember the people from all over the world that there are some woman that lives, dance and lough no matter how rough life can turn on.