What sort of guy would make use of ‘marriage broker’ to locate love? And what type of ladies await them? Will Storr travelled to Colombia to discover.
Very nearly straight away, we don’t understand what to express. We came across my motorist, Juan Carlos, in regards to a full moment ago. He turned the ignition, strike the driving wheel in a businesslike fashion and announced, “So! You have got come right right here for ladies.”
“Yes,” we offer, sooner or later.
Once we come out of this airport car-park in Colombia’s 2nd town, Medellin, we glance away from my screen and pondering, for an immediate, the possibility of simply leaping appropriate from the jawhorse.
We knew it will be such as this.
Juan’s in their 40s that are early. He wears stonewashed jeans, a t-shirt that is dirty claims ‘NASA ROCKET SCIENTIST’ and it has the pallor and stomach of a guy whom threw in the towel on himself at the very least a decade ago. He’s taking me personally to your head office of their bride-finding agency. Neither Juan nor the agency know that I’m right right here as a journalist, searching for just what attracts tens of thousands of men from all over the whole world to meet up wives that are potential. Through the United States, from Britain and European countries and Australia they arrive, to socialise with ladies they’ve preselected from a catalogue that is online the hope it’ll all end in… exactly exactly what? Continue reading