Extra entry: The food, people and other interesting tidbits October 7th 2011 We are due to catch our flight to Peru in a few hours, but thought we should write a short entry on general life in Colombia.
Food: Colombians enjoy their carbs, with fried eggs, rice and a platana (another fruit close family of the banana, smashed and deep fried) for breakfast. Lunch is the main meal, normally consisting of chicken or fish (or trout in the mountains), with pasta, rice and pota ... read more
South America » Colombia » Cali Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more