Spanish Podcast for Beginners – Ep. 1: 10 interesting facts about Colombia

Spanish Podcast for Beginners – Ep. 1: 10 interesting facts about Colombia


Hey guys! How are you? Welcome to the first episode of this Spanish podcast for beginners I’m Ana and today I talk about Colombia Some basic things about Colombia and 10 interesting facts that maybe you don’t know about Colombia Are you ready? Let’s get started! Colombia is in South America in the north to be exact the capital city of Colombia is Bogotá The official language of Colombia is Spanish Colombia is the only country in South America which has coast in the pacific ocean and acces to the atlantic ocean Now 10 interesting facts about Colombia The colombian flag has 3 colors yellow which means gold and the richness of the country blue which means the oceans of Colombia and red which means the blood of everyone for the independence Colombia is the second country with more biodiversity in the world Brazil is the number one but Brazil is much larger than Colombia In Colombia people normally have two given names and two last names, yes the first last name is the father’s last name and the second last name is the mother’s last name In Colombia there are no seasons there’s no summer no winter, no spring or fall In Colombia we have seasons when it’s really rainy and seasons when it doesn’t rain at all This is because Colombia is on the equator line Colombia is very famous because of its coffee it’s the third biggest producer in the world of coffee Do you want to try Colombian coffee? The popular book “One hundred years of solitude” is by a Colombian author Gabriel García Marquez Nobel prize of literature and one of the most famous writers in Colombia’s history In Colombia like in other countries there are thee meals breakfast lunch and dinner In Colombia the most important meal and the biggest one normally is lunch This is a little bit funny In Colombia sometimes people put cheese in their hot beverages such as coffee or chocolate and then they drink their coffee or chocolate with the melted cheese in it In Colombia family is very important It’s usual that children live with their parents until they get married or they have a partner finally an interesting fact and maybe a tip the best time in Colombia is December Colombia has many parties and celebrations in December it’s a special time and people are happier this is the best time to visit Colombia This is the first episode if you have questions or want to tell something about this podcast you can leave a commer Thank you! See you in the next episode

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