Fuori Mura

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My four days in San Andres

I traveled solo to Colombia’s Caribbean. Here is the story of my four days in San Andres “Buenos días, where is the bus stop? I want to take the bus to get to San Luis” I ask an old man sitting on a plastic chair outside the airport. The bus stops close to the almond…

Americanah, di Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Oggi scrivo in italiano – la mia lingua madre – perché è in italiano che ho letto “Americanah”  il romanzo di Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Americanah è un romanzo del 2013 dell’autrice nigeriana Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, per il quale Adichie ha vinto nel 2013 il National Book Critics Circle Award degli Stati Uniti per la narrativa. …

What to do in Cali. The world’s capital of Salsa.

Cali is the world capital of Salsa – that was mostly what I knew when I arrived in cali (Valle del Cauca). Originally, Cali wasn’t on my travel list. I ended up there for a series of coincidences.  Just like when I travelled to the Eje Cafetero and I met splendid people from (or who…

I’M MARTINA

And I am the face behind Fuori Mura.

I am Italian and I am 27 years old. In 2016 I left Italy and have lived in the Netherlands, Germany, India, and Belgium since. Today I am based in Bogotà, Colombia, where I work in the International Cooperation sector.  I’m passionate about reading, writing, sewing and swimming.

Fuori Mura (Italian for outside the walls) is my exercise of stepping out of my comfort zone — and into the unknown. There is a world just outside the walls, and it is immensely stunning. Let’s explore it, together.

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