Category Archives: Colombia

The Bird’s The Word

Ostrich Africa and elsewhere The ostrich is a laughable bird, with wings too weak to lift its body and a light-bulb shaped head on the end of a fuzzy snake of a neck. Of course should you choose to laugh … Continue reading

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Meet The Beetles!

Insects: Hormigas Culonas (Leaf-cutter Ants), Beondegi (Silkworm Pupae), Scorpions, Crickets, Chapulines (Grasshoppers), Maguey Worms and Mealworms Nothing bugs me worse than offering someone a tasty insect snack, only to have them cry out in disgust before they even taste them. Throughout history, … Continue reading

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Do The Funky Chicken

Ubaté, Cundinamarca, Colombia Pescuezo de Gallina Relleno (La Chata) The food of Colombia is an overwhelming assault on the senses. The rich, hearty cuisine of the people is the ultimate in comfort food, especially if your comfort zone overlaps the … Continue reading

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