gabo a macondo

Although he has a home in nearby Cartagena (one of the great colonial cities of South America), Gabriel Garcia Marquez (“Gabo” entre amigos) is said not to have been back to his home in Aracataca in twenty-five years. That town, his birthplace, was the main model for Macondo in One Hundred Years of Solitude. Now he will return at last, as part of a local promotion called the Macondo Express.

Read the full story in the Guardian, source of the image above.