Humahuaca, a small city in the northwestern highlands of Argentina, where together with the cardones, the giant cactus, the culture, arts, and a peculiar philosophy of live come together… in a hidden corner of Latin America
In the heights of the Andes and shared both by Peru, as well as, Bolivia, the Sacred Lake or Lake Titicaca is nested. Considered the highest navegable lake in the world it is located at 3, 800 meters above the sea level. among others, it is also considered the largest lake in South America.
The beautiful forest of Chapultepec is found in Mexico City. It holds a protected area of the forest, a lake and diverse recreational and cultural sites. Below the gentle shade of its trees, there is a trail to enjoy a walk inside the forest. There, you’ll find the fragments of poems from different Mexican Poets…
The Trail of the Poets.
Were do I come from, my friend?, From a little house beyond the wheat fields, From a small little house, For a lovely woman that would care to keep me company, Its got some grape vines in the front, Where the cicada sing and the sun becomes dust, A huge entrance in the front A fountain in the garden, In the fountain a snail.
In the month of May: the sun set in colours and showing off his fire, and when he died behind the wide hills, he gathered upon himself the splendours of the new day together with the deep sorrows of the afternoon.
By the plains and the green hills the smiling houses painted white like a band of pigeons standing by the river.
The night breeze warm and calm crossed the valley ripping off the petals spreading in the numerous canes the placid moans of the trees.
Inside de forest, the path of the poets, offers the landscapes of the poetical thinking of Mexicans who wrote among other things… of Chapultepec in itself . Also, walking the outskirts of the forest, features the possibility of delighting in the non-permanent exhibits that contain a great diversity of themes as well as, mediums of expression…
The Paseo de la Reforma avenue, skirts the north borders of the ancient land of chapulines or grasshoppers, allowing the coexistence of a cultural landscape that dinamically transforms its thematic message.
in the end, to be enjoyed be all those who like to walk its paths and streets
Without any doubt, Fernando Gonzalez Ocha (1895 – 1964) was a fundamental part of the Antioquenian Paisa Culture. Better known as the philosopher from otraparte (somewhere else), he left a legacy behind in his passage through life, among others in the Nadista Poets Movement, who used to gather at his house, which he named Otraparte (Somewhere else) , for conversation and intelectual parties.
The philosopher, the teacher, the writer, and for many people, the friend left his house to the municipality of Envigado, with the condition that it should be used as a cultural centre, and so it has been, today the house is a Museum and also has a beautiful coffee shop, which together form a cultural oasis to the south of Medellin City.