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Category Archives: Food
Guinea pigs and cats. Seriously. The first time I walked past a restaurant in Peru that advertised guinea pig, I disregarded it as one of those funny translation mistakes that sometimes sneak into menus like additives. But no, dear children, … Continue reading
(Thanks to Subb-an for the photo.)
I only had – as always, for reasons of economy – a plate of quinoa soup and the Bolivian national drink Coca Cola, but the view was edifying enough. I had just returned from a hike to the uninhabited Kakayo Queña peninsula … Continue reading
Llama at Lake Titicaca: Llama on Isla del Sol: Llama with curry:
(Seen at Capo Milazzo in Sicily on 28 December 2013.)
Some of you have been asking what we eat in Bolivia. A lot and rather unhealthy, I always answered. Now there is a video to illustrate what I meant with that. Cochabamba is known as the culinary capital of Bolivia, but … Continue reading
At a café in Sibiu, Romania: One coffee – 6 lei One coffee please – 3 lei Good morning, one coffee please – 2 lei Polite, as I always am, I get a really good deal here. 2 lei are 50 US-cents.