Every Day the River Changes

As Jordan Salama follows Colombia’s Magdalena River from beginning to end, he hears the incredible stories of people whose fates are entwined with the river.

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Jordan Salama, a 2019 Princeton University graduate and journalist, comes by his travel instincts honestly. His great-great-great-grandfather led a thousand camels along the Silk Road to trade goods in Iraq, Syria and Iran; his great-grandfather, a Syrian Jewish immigrant to Argentina, rode on horseback through the Andes as an itinerant salesman; and his father became…

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