From DP Todd Liebler: "Miraflores was so surreal. Flew in at high noon. Bleached light everywhere. That bar location with the major/mayor turned into a perfect location, wonderful light & great depth and the content was Ace!"
Chef and musician Tomas Rueda about to introduce Bourdain to a fresh juice to help with altitude sickness...
As a side note - I love this music. More great music coming...
Here's your breakfast soup: Caldo de Costilla
All that aguardiente does not come without repercussions. Luckily, the Colombian people are firm believers in this hearty Andean breakfast soup, made by simmering beef short ribs in an oily broth with potatoes, salt and scallions. This, Bourdain says, is hangover food.
"I think we are becoming more and more conscious that this past decade of violence has been absolutely useless," says Abad.
From DP Todd Liebler: "We barely ever light so these new light sensitive cameras really push Zack and I to discover where the heart of the scene is. (ie where the natural and/or existing light falls and how we can use it to best reflect the content."
From DP Todd Liebler: "Tomas Rueda's take on Osso Bucco was amazing! This is the worst part of the job; watching Tony eat that when our stomachs are crying 'feed..us..that..now!'"
More from Todd: "Sorry to our equipment folks! Consolation: Best Bar Food Ever!"
What they're eating now: Picada Colombiana
When this giant platter of meats - like chicken, steak, chorizo (sausage) and morcilla (blood sausage) - and starch-heavy arepas, plantains, yuca and potatoes shows up at a celebration, conversation ceases and people get munching. Most elements tend to be fried. This is not a light snack.
They drink a lot of Poker in this episode...
Bourdain writes about Cali: "Cali is a party town to rival Miami. The beaches along the coasts are as unspoiled as your wildest fantasies."