Out of Captivity by Marc Gonsalves, Keith Stansell, Tom Howes - Global Storybook

Out of Colombian Captivity: Freedom Never Tasted This Good

/ Books, Colombia /
Book: “Out of Captivity: Surviving 1,967 Days in the Colombian Jungle” Author: Marc Gonsalves, Keith Stansell, and Tom Howes, with Gary Brozek Publisher: HarperCollins, 2009 Marc, Keith, and Tom were three Americans working as contractors under a government contract.  Their job ... Read More
Arroz con Pollo (Classic Colombian Style)

Arroz con Pollo (Classic Colombian Style)

Name: Deivis Ramirez-Gonzalez Age Group: 31-35 Hometown: Huila, Colombia Recipe's Ingredients: half a chicken breast 1 tomato 1 paprika 1 cup green peas and carrot diced 2 cups of rice 2 stalks onion branch 3 tablespoons garlic powder 3 tablespoons powdered food color ... Read More
5 Reasons to Visit Bogota, Colombia

5 Reasons to Visit Bogota, Colombia

/ Colombia, Local Travel Tips /
Bogota is one of the four main and largest cities in Colombia.  It is surrounded by tall, green mountains and by gorgeous nature.  If you are lucky enough to fly into this city during daylight - you will think that you have landed ... Read More
La Tierra del Olvido (2015) (Official Video) feat. Fanny Lu, Fonseca, Maluma, Andrea Ec...

Carlos Vives – La Tierra del Olvido

/ Colombia, Music /
Name: Deivis Ramirez-Gonzalez Age Group: 31-35 Hometown: Huila, Colombia For me, Carlos Vives, is one of the most versatile and revolutionary artists of Colombia.  He is really great at mixing the traditional rhythms from the Colombia's Caribbean coast with other contemporary genres such as ... Read More
Growing Up in the Happiest Country of the World

Growing Up in the Happiest Country of the World

Name: Deivis Ramirez-Gonzalez Age Group: 31-35 Hometown: Huila, Colombia I was born in a small city of Neiva, but grew up in a small nearby town of Yaguará. I was always surrounded by a very friendly atmosphere and raised by good moral principles. From the ... Read More
Ceviche de Camarón "Costa Pacífica" (Shrimp Ceviche)

Ceviche de Camarón “Costa Pacífica” (Shrimp Ceviche)

Name: Deivis Ramirez-Gonzalez Age Group: 31-35 Hometown: Huila, Colombia Recipe's Ingredients: red or white round onion (cebolla cabezona roja o blanca) garlic (ajo) cilantro (cilantro) lemon juice (sumo de limón) ketchup (salsa de Tomate) salt (sal) chili (ají) - optional Recipe's Instructions: Chop the onion, ... Read More
Colombia - to Go or Not to Go, or What Every Solo Traveler Wants to Hear

Colombia – to Go or Not to Go, or What Every Solo Traveler Wants to Hear

/ Colombia, Solo Travel /
Colombia.  To be or not to be.  To go or not to go.  If you are a solo traveler and especially a female, you would think about this question many times before you’ll make a decision to book your flights ... Read More