Only a decade ago Colombia was a place for the hardy, or some would say foolhardy, visitor, but recent years have been ringing in the changes in this north-western corner of the South American continent
One man can value his dog more than many. Tom – a Lagotto Romagnolo dog – has found 200lbs of Perigord truffles in his time. At between $1,000 and $2,100 per pound, Tom is worth between $100,000 and $200,000. He isn’t even a local. He comes up to join in the seasonal hunt for the perigords
Now that June is on upon us and the weather is improving (ie no more bank holiday weather with luck), we are into the season of the village days. These village days are the way that money is raised for community projects. It could be for a new hall at one extreme, its maintenance or it could be just for local charities. It brings people into the villages and some people I know go from one to the other in June. The end of the season comes at about the time the schools break up for the summer holidays.
Virtually every weekend in June we have a village day in our district and on some Saturdays, two or three.
You may have the same in your area. And if you want to let others know where they can go for a good day out, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and it will be listed in our events section.
The events listed below, and elsewhere within this site, were correct at the time they were added. Sometimes events get canceled or postponed. Please check using the link that in is the listing that the event is still on before you set off. Just in case!