The small town of Currulao is part of the Antioquia department and its name has origin in the word Currulado that in katio language means rivers of wild waters. The property Currulao marks the beginning of the place, and with the passage of time a small village is formed in the area because of the construction of a highway, and in 1949 it was declared small town. Among the dishes that you can taste in Currulao there is sancocho antioqueno and bandeja paisa, that you should share with someone else, since is plentiful of flavors and of huge size; some side dishes as tamales o empanadas and to drink a chicha, aguapanela or champu. The Festival de la Antioquenidad is one of the main festivals of Currulao, where you can see the silleteros, men who carry appealing flower arrangements that wake up the imagination of everyone that contemplates them. Currulao is a municipality that wants to grow, you can see that in everything they do.
Travel tips for Currulao
If you have planned to move around the regions in Colombia, you might be asked to have the yellow fever vaccine. Other vaccines that you should consider -in case you travel to the jungle- are the tetanus vaccine and the hepatitis A/B.The electric current kind used in Colombia is 110-volt AC (110 V), with a frequence of 60 Hz. We recommend you to have a plug adapter if you travel to places that use other voltage to avoid that the electronic devices suffer a short-circuit and don't work.