A ladle of hot and flavorful bean stew is a must have at any meal in Brazil. We love our bean stew with a spoonful of white rice besides vegetables, beef, chicken or fish. On the plate, some prefer to […]
In the January 2019 edition of PonderingTime, our author Arthur Pahl tells how the German violinist Johny Schwarz, who was murdered in Bogota, left Germany after World War II with a violin from Mittenwald in his luggage but arrived in […]
In Europe, it is normal for young people to move throughout the European Union. School classes arrange trips at a young age going beyond the borders of their own nation, and it is widespread for students to visit the countries […]
Except for a few two-lane roads, Colombia is more of a sui generis country in the broadest sense regarding terms of its country road system. There is the so-called 4G route for freight transport with its long exits to the […]
In Brazil, manioc is more popular than potato, which may sound crazy or strange to anyone elsewhere in the world. Manioc is not only unique and tasty, but also a very versatile ingredient, working perfectly well with both savory and […]
Colombia’s former president until August 2018, Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2016. Not only did he manage to reach a peace agreement with the continent’s oldest guerrilla group, after more than 60 years of armed […]
Paths are laid in our cradle at birth. They are the blueprint of our destiny. Just as we have a blood group, genes that determine our hereditary factors or have inherited physical characteristics from our ancestors, so each of us […]
No one will doubt – much less in Latin American societies where one learns at the pace and to the extent of the family in which one is born – that family is the center of people’s lives. It is […]
In search of a sustainable way of life in harmony with nature, the two Swiss Citizens were interviewed by PonderingTime about their new life and their project PermaTree. With PermaTree, Btina and Santi created more than just a sustainable farm. […]
I will begin this writing by exposing part of my human nature; the fear that dominated me for many years and prevented me from walking in faith. The fear of dreaming or believing that the good things in life are […]
Christmas is near and like every year, the time of the year is close when my ambivalent relationship with the Lord, with God, becomes clear. I grew up in a Christian environment as a Protestant Lutheran. When I was 14 […]
There are many concepts and definitions of homeland. The majority is based on a relationship between a physical space, geographical and defined by language, culture, borders and traditions with an individual, whose emotional state echoes the same space.
Where is home? Where you were born, grew up, and went to school? Or where you happen to be living right now? Or where you had the most life-changing experiences? Well, I guess we all need to figure that out […]
But … What is Homeland?
Christmas Season is approaching, and PonderingTime feels pleased to announce an exceptional culinary highlight, days before Christmas. Brazilian star chef Heloisa Bacellar, has compiled delightful Christmas dinner recipes for our readers.
Mankind has populated all continents, and yet Antarctica is a continent that makes it anything but easy on people. The high and thick ice cliff bands of Antarctica are as repellent today as they were 200 years ago when the […]
Anyone who thinks about the wall – to be built on the US border with Mexico – that Donald Trump has promised to his voters , is not only shocked by the openly flaunted hostility to mankind , but also […]
Colombia is still an unexplored country, full of natural wonders, architectural, cultural and social contrasts, which influence the economic development of the communities throughout its territory.