Our first time in Colombia and South America itself made us fall in love with the country of such beauty, great people and diversity. Here are some of Colombia’s most interesting facts we have experienced during our trip.
The most important fact is that Colombia is a stunning country with amazing landscapes.
There are 3 urban cable ways which were put into place for people from less developed areas of the city.
There is a very strong presence of police and military in the streets of each city in Colombia.
Colombia is strong catholic country and having a mass in the supermarket is no problem.
You can shoot from a gun on the street to win a price.
In Colombia you can experience an extraordinary coffee serving and one of the best coffee in the world. You just have to look for such coffee since Colombia exports almost of of its best quality coffee to other countries.
Medellin has the craziest and funniest taxi drivers.
Public parks in Cartagena are home to wild animals such as Sloth or different types of lizards.
In small village of Guatape a local bar offers a toilet for men within the reach from pool table.
In the capital city of Bogota you can find a wild Lama sitting beside the busy road.
In Cocora you can see world’s tallest palm tree and symbol of Colombia, Wax palm which grows up to 60 meters tall.
National food Bandeja Paisa is delicious, but I don’t recommend to eat it alone, neither for diner. It is just too many calories!
A ride home from school can be for free yet too dangerous.
Fruit stand sellers use microphones and speakers to attract attention of potential clients on the street.
Bus ticket doesn’t necessarily have to be what we are used for.
On the toilets you can find an exact manual how to wash your hands.