Travel Blogs from Armenia, Belize

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Salento and Valle de Cocora., Salento and Valle de Cocora, Colombia travel blog

Salento and Valle de Cocora.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Salento, Valle de Cocora, Filandia and ...

In the coffee zone., Pereira, Termales de San Vicente, Salento, Valle de Cocora, Colombia travel blog

In the coffee zone.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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We have traveled a few hours further south in bus along the beautiful road between Medellin and Pereira. Pereira is Johana's hometown and a lot of her family still lives here, so we will lodge at her sister's place and use the city as a base for ...

Santuario de Flora y Fauna Otún-Quimbaya., La Suiza, Colombia travel blog

Santuario de Flora y Fauna Otún-Quimbaya.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Pereira, La Suiza, Santuario de Flora y Fauna Otún-Quimbaya and Parque Regional Natural ...

Adventures in the Coffee Region, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Adventures in the Coffee Region

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... about in Spanish and English! This is one of the most beautiful areas of Colombia and it would be easy to spend more time here but I managed to drag myself away today and headed off to look around the nearby town of Armenia before I head South to ...

Welcome, Christmas!, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Welcome, Christmas!

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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It´s officially the Christmas season in Colombia!  On our last night in Medellin, we learned that there was going to be an event in one of the main squares downtown, in the late afternoon and early evening.  John and I headed down, expecting ...

Highland Adventures, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Highland Adventures

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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When we arrived in Salento Tuesday, John and I were headed to the main hostel in town when a woman came to ask if we were looking for accomodation.  This has happened several times to us before, and we typically end up in a much more economical ...

Coffee Country, Salento, Belize travel blog

Coffee Country

A travel blog entry by desandem

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So far the coffee in South America has been suprisingly average (Nescafe). So we were excited to be going to the heart of the Zona Cafeteria in the middle of Colombia to see how its really done... Well turns out its pretty basic! The lovely hostel we ...

Ruta del Café, Armenia-Montenegro-Salento, Colombia travel blog

Ruta del Café

A travel blog entry by gerhard

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Palm trees and mountains, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Palm trees and mountains

A travel blog entry by jpsadventures

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hello. i am now in a town in La Zona Cafetera de Colomba called Salento, which is about 9 hours from bogota by bus. the rest of my time in bogota was really cool. by far my favorite part of town was downtown, the old part of the city. very typical ...

Salento Salento Salento, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Salento Salento Salento

A travel blog entry by jpsadventures

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i left bogota a week ago thinking i was going to explore the whole coffee region, and visit different cities and all that good stuff. but i didnt. i arrived in Salento, and never left. the town sits on top of a hill surrounded by the most amazing ...

Salento, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Salento

A travel blog entry by polvo10

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More on Salento and Manizales ...

Zona Cafeteria y Medellin, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Zona Cafeteria y Medellin

A travel blog entry by spanglish_times

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After a couple of stress filled days in Bogota we headed to the coffee zone and a wee town called Solento. It was so so nice- a tiny town up in the mountains with rainforest and rolling green hills around. While there we took an excusion to the ...

La Zona Cafetera, Salento, Colombia travel blog

La Zona Cafetera

A travel blog entry by christianfeu

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What is Colombia famous for? Right, the coffee. So no trip to Colombia without a visit to the coffee zone with its capital Salento. Everything here you can imagine is made of coffee: biscuits, necklaces, soap... On Saturday everybody joins on ...

wax palms and the coffee district, Salento, Colombia travel blog

wax palms and the coffee district

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

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we spent the last two nights in salento at a hostal run by an englishman and his colombian wife. we´d heard lots of good reports about the place from other travellers, and it lived up to the hype. the rooms were basic, but we got to use the kitchen ...

Zona Cafeteria means damn good coffee, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Zona Cafeteria means damn good coffee

A travel blog entry by howardino

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By this time, and after a few good nights out in Cali (plus a few crap ones), Ed and I had split from Clare as she had to go to Canada (as you do), but picked up an isreali guy who id originally met looking after my howler monkey in Bolivia.  We ...

Cracked out on Coffee, Armenia, Colombia travel blog

Cracked out on Coffee

A travel blog entry by sainty1

... we had to get off the bus to go up to the main tourist town of salento.  No matter its only 40 minutes on a bus from Armenia and we check into a nice hotel with telly for 30, 000 so all is good in our world. We take the bus up to Salento the ...

Salento, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Salento

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

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Salento, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Salento

A travel blog entry by mariejeanwilson

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We took a very cold overnight bus from Bogota arriving in a very wet Armenia at about 6am. Another bus took us to Salento in the Zona Cafetera and we got ourselves a room in La Palmera after checking out LPs favourite, The Plantation House, and ...

Coffee country, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Coffee country

A travel blog entry by supertramps

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After Popayan our plan was to head to Cali and then west towards the coast and a little town called San Ciprano. Here the locals invented some type of small motorbike-driven train carraiges to drive on the tracks to nearby towns and they play ...

PANACA, Quimbaya, Colombia travel blog

PANACA

A travel blog entry by dgeren

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The Panaca Park is a great place for kids because they can interact with animals that are basically in farms... Personally for us the place was not very impressive. We prefer animals in the natural ...

Wax Palms and Fog Forest... very nice!, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Wax Palms and Fog Forest... very nice!

A travel blog entry by dgeren

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SALENTO AND VALLE DEL COCORA, QUINDIO - This was an amazing trip, we traveled using local transportation to Armenia's Terminal, and from there we took a bus to Salento, beautiful little town, with multicolor houses, as a typical Colombian town, always ...

Leaving Bogota for Armenia, Armenia, Colombia travel blog

Leaving Bogota for Armenia

A travel blog entry by elsie2greg

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... directly behind first class again so we had lots of leg room and the lady who sat beside us was visiting her family in Armenia. Once again a Colombian shared places to see and things to do. You know what I said about writing about taxi drivers, I must do ...

The Best Experience with the Coffee Process, Calarca, Colombia travel blog

The Best Experience with the Coffee Process

A travel blog entry by dgeren

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""LA RECUCA" - Recorrido de la Cultural Cafetera" Amazing place to learn everything about Colombian Coffee. From the outfeets, growing the plants, collect the coffee, process step by step to drink and aromatic cup of Colombian Coffee. mmmmmm ...

Midden in de zona Cafetera, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Midden in de zona Cafetera

A travel blog entry by jhoekstra79

... minder :) Laatst een beetje uitgerekend dat ik nu nog maar zo´n 5 a 6 lange busriiten voor de boeg heb. In Armenia, de dichtsbijzijnde stad, aangekomen blijkt dat de laastte bus al is vertrokken. Ofwel dat wordt een nachtje Armenia. Ik ...

The Coffee Region, Salento, Colombia travel blog

The Coffee Region

A travel blog entry by gregr

Salento and Cocora ...

The Hippie Hilton, Salento, Belize travel blog

The Hippie Hilton

A travel blog entry by juanda100

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El eje cafetero, hippies y muy buena compañia. ...

Colombian Coffee plantations, Salento, Colombia travel blog

Colombian Coffee plantations

A travel blog entry by marieee

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After a long weekend of partying in Medellin, Jen and I were stoked to get to Salento, a small pueblo in the coffee region between Medellin and Cali. The drive there was really beautiful, and we arrived at "The Plantation house" hostel in the early ...

No hemos viajado aun., Armenia, Colombia travel blog

No hemos viajado aun.

A travel blog entry by paula.alvarez

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Faltan 20 dias de viaje y la idea emociona mucho a las niñas. Primero llegamos a fort lauderdale y de alli vamos a hollywood, y en la noche iremos a donde nana a pasar la noche alla. en la tarde tememos que ir a chequear los oidos de charly al mall de ...

Day 71 - Solento - Parque Del Cafe, Solento, Colombia travel blog

Day 71 - Solento - Parque Del Cafe

A travel blog entry by casebrownfamily

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... de Tapao which we were extremely attracted to. It was alovely little townand onside it had stunning views over the valley to Armenia. There were banana trees absolutely everywhere in the valley. We couldn't help noticing a plot in the middle of town with ...

COFFEE! COFFEE! COFFEE!, Salento, Colombia travel blog

COFFEE! COFFEE! COFFEE!

A travel blog entry by katertot1978

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... exciting. I returned to the main plaza to lunch, munching on delicious vegetarian empanandas I had bought at a vegetarian restaurant in Armenia before leaving that morning. (I have to say that I am getting so tired of red meat and pork being the culinary ...

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