Category: Did You Know?

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The History of Rice: Culture & Recipes

Grains of rice appear small, but they have a big historical & cultural importance. Did you know rice has been cultivated for roughly 14,000 years? There are three main types of wild grass from which all rice is derived from. It was first domesticated in China and moved through Eastern Asia. Asian farmers still produce 92% of the world’s rice! By Alexx J. for The Adventures of Pili … Read More The History of Rice: Culture & Recipes

Where is the Most Beautiful River in the World?

In this new episode, I journey into the most beautiful river in the world. Located in Colombia, its real name is Caño Cristales. Until recently, guerrilla activity rendered Caño Cristales almost completely inaccessible. The Macarenia clavígera “blossoms” only in the months between the dry and rainy seasons, so try to visit in the months of July through October. The Serranía de la Macarena is … Read More Where is the Most Beautiful River in the World?