BIZARRE FOODS EN CARTAGENA
This six-hour adventure is for open-minded travellers looking for new experiences that love their food…bizarre. This Is Cartagena took the Travel Channel's intrepid culinary explorer, Andrew Zimmern on a bush tucker tour of the Cartagena countryside to taste the Bizarre Foods of Colombia. He loved it. You will too.
- A 6-hour adventure that takes in the villages that grow most of Cartagena's food
- Visit four villages on the outskirts of Cartagena where anything that moves gets eaten
- Air conditioned transport to Gambote, Sao Cayetano, Turbaco and Palenque
- Aligator tail and a cold beer for breakfast on the banks of the River Magdalena
- Meet the people that prepare Armadillo, Ñeque and the local delicacy Guartinaja (Jungle Rat) in San Cayetano
- Lunch in Palenque. Eat a 350-year old African chicken recipe and meet the chef preserving Palenque's food culture
- Learn how to make typical Palenque Cocadas, the traditional sweets that fuel the local economy
- Fix any problems with a visit to the village Witch Doctor
- BBQ veal and mouth-watering Chicharrones pit-stop on the way home
Tours leave from your hotel or colonial house every Saturday and Sunday at 10.00.
USD$85 per person (we leave with a minimum of six people)
WHO WILL ENJOY IT?
Adventurous types that aren't afraid to try something new and share Andrew Zimmern's philosophy of getting to know a place through its food.
WHAT TO BRING?
- A camera
- Comfortable shoes
- A hat
This Is Cartagena's founder and editorial director Rainbow Nelson acted as guide to Andrew Zimmern throughout the filming of the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods episode in Cartagena. If you want to see what is involved just check out Andrew Zimmern's top five for Cartagena below. We particularly like No. 1 Cartagena's people. "The most fantastic people on the planet!"