Travelocity Prepares for Colombia's Medellin Flower Fair Let's Roam Host, Courtney Scott, Learns the Tradition of Silletas
Oct 9, 2013
SOUTHLAKE, Texas – OCTOBER 9, 2013 – This week, Travelocity’s new Let’s Roam Colombia with Avianca web series, is roaming high into the hills of the magical farming town of Santa Elena near Medellin. In this episode, host Courtney Scott helps famous silleteros (flower farmers) from theLondoño family prepare for the annual Medellin Flower Fair. She learns the tradition of making silletas; wooden structures that are filled with beautiful flowers and used since the Colonial times past to carry products and even people up and down the mountains.
"The Parade of the Silleteros is one of the most anticipated events of the Medellin Flower Fair," said Courtney Scott. "It was an honor to learn the beautiful centuries-old craft of silleta-making alongside the Londoño family."
Roam along with Courtney and her fellow traveler, the Travelocity Roaming Gnome, every Wednesday at 11:00am ET when a new Let’s Roam Colombia with Avianca webisode premieres on Travelocity’s YouTube Channel and at Travelocity.com/LetsRoamColombia. Join the conversation using the hashtag #LetsRoamColombia.
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