Test your Colombian Know-How
How good do you know Colombia by now?
☐ Where do you find the largest lake in Colombia?
(-> Colombia's largest lake deemed one of the most threatened. Source Colombia Reports 17.08.2012)
☐ The most common sentence that locals say to you when you go shopping?
☐ He is funny, energetic, colourful, has a long nose, big ears and you can find him at the second biggest Carnival in the world (in Barranquilla)? Who is he?
☐ The most delicious fruit in Colombia, it is yellow, has thorns and works ?
☐ A delicious native Indian alcoholic beverage usually made out of sugar cane, vodka and lime juice? Other fruits can also be used. Which cocktail is this?
☐ In which region do men have sex for the first time with a donkey? (and it probably wasn’t the donkey’s first time!).
☐ The name of the famous salsa singer from Cartagena?
☐ The average price of a beer?
☐ Football – funny curly blond afro hair– Santa Marta?
☐ Why did some people want to drain lake Guatavita?
☐ A Spanish soap-opera of El Zorro has been filmed in this heritage town.
☐ Sun, sea, mountains. Where can you find it all very close together?
☐ How many public holidays are there an Colombian year?
☐ The national tree of Colombia?
☐ Flower Festival: where and when?
☐ Greatest Rock Festival and FREE? Where and when?
☐ Where was famous writer and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez born?
☐ What is the national sport?
☐ How to order Aguila beer in a noisy bar?
☐ What is the most expensive time of the year to visit Colombia?
☐ The greenest lung of the world and one of the 7 natural wonders?
☐ An Indian woman and national symbol of Colombia?
☐ In which desert did 700 cars turn up to see the sun’s eclipse in 1991?
☐ Where can you find the end of the world?
☐ More then 22 right answers makes you THE Colombia LOVER, spread the word!
☐ Between 15-20 right answers makes you the average tourist, almost getting there!
☐ Less then 9 right answers means you don’t know a shit about this country. Make sure to return soon, so you can top up your knowledge and remember... Colombia becomes even more interesting every time you visit!