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Coffee, food and salsa in Colombia

Mr Nicolas Pinzon Alvarez gave tips on how to make a more delicious brew at home.
Mr Nicolas Pinzon Alvarez gave tips on how to make a more delicious brew at home.PHOTO: COURTESY OF NICOLAS PINZON ALVAREZ

A virtual experience of Colombian coffee and culture with a guide who is a complete stranger sounds a little awkward and, truth be told, it is.

I was feeling anxious when I started a video conference call with a Colombian man living in Medellin on a Tuesday morning.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 12, 2020, with the headline 'Coffee, food and salsa in Colombia'. Subscribe