Travel Blogs from Manizales, Colombia

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Jerico - Another road trip beckons, Jericó, Colombia travel blog

Jerico - Another road trip beckons

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... 30 minutes... Being that New Year was rapidly approaching, I learned the sacred ceremony of Blowing Shit Up purveys itself into Colombia with gusto. The road to Jericó was periodically lined with varying degrees of death on a stick: from the poor ...

Manizales, Colombia, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Manizales, Colombia

A travel blog entry by ownio

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... of outdoor activities to do and had a few coffee farms that offered tours.  In the bus station, waiting to leave for Manizales, Ciaran got accosted by a massive security dog in the bus station.  It was the second time this has happened and ...

Manizales + my top 10 places, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Manizales + my top 10 places

A travel blog entry by steve.brine

Manizales was a great town with short trips to nearby hot springs and coffee farms. It has a cool climate and a more serious demeanour. We stayed at 'Me Quedo Aqui' hostel and it was a pretty terrible experience. ...

Manizales - Volcano day trip, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Manizales - Volcano day trip

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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Today we are up for a 7.30am start for the day trip up to the volcano.  We jump in an old Toyota Landcruiser which looks identical to the jeep we had for the salt flats tour in Bolivia - except for the salt flats we only had 4 gringos in the jeep ...

Coffee Disttrict, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Coffee Disttrict

A travel blog entry by mcguinnessdave

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I arrived on the nightbus into Manizales, one of the main towns in the coffee triangle. The buses here are very comfortable but for some weird reason they all turn on the AC full blast at night so it´s freezing inside the bus. Fortunately I had been ...

Happy New Year!, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Happy New Year!

A travel blog entry by martinmcnally

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7 espressos later..., Manizales, Colombia travel blog

7 espressos later...

A travel blog entry by rob_jess

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... the park was quite beautiful, with lots of native stuff like plants and butterflies, apparently zebras grow in Colombia too. Our decision to hang about Manizales for Australia Day (Australia time) couldn't have paid off better.  That morning a group ...

Manizales, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Manizales

A travel blog entry by mikemel

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Zona Cafetera part 1 - Manizales, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Zona Cafetera part 1 - Manizales

A travel blog entry by beccarose

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Becca Our first stop in Zona Cafetera (Coffee Country) was in Manizales, the closest city to Medellin. Coffee Country is exactly as it sounds: Colombian countryside with a sprinkling of quaint towns (and some bigger cities), from which the nearly half ...

Coffee Hacienda, Ostriches and Orchids, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Coffee Hacienda, Ostriches and Orchids

A travel blog entry by deni367

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... scale than that of Don Elias in Salento and the tour was in English. La Hacienda Guayabal was about 45 minutes drive from Manizales and I was fortunate enough to get a lift from some Australians staying at the hostel who were also going there. Initially ...

Manizales, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Manizales

A travel blog entry by globekiter

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Coffee farms in Zona Cafetera, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Coffee farms in Zona Cafetera

A travel blog entry by mark_kate

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The 350km from Bogotá to Manizales took us 8 hours through amazing scenery going all the way down and then all the way up the mountains with windy roads and sheer drops off the edge. Manizales is one of the main towns in coffee producing area called ...

long drive, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

long drive

A travel blog entry by riege

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... Medellin to Bogota, but the oneway rental is so expensive that I did a round trip back to Medellin. My first stop was Manizales, a big city lying on the ridge of a hill. It took me more than 5 hours to get there following tons of trucks uphill ...

coffee region and going south, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

coffee region and going south

A travel blog entry by tempesh

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... But if this county is progressing further in secrity and economy it will outrun costa rica and other wealth countrys. In Manizales we were hosted and picked up by Frederico a friend of Patricia. As written above it seems to us (friendlyness) ...

Coffee Plantation, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Coffee Plantation

A travel blog entry by alyssaginsburg

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... on the tour (and I even drank some...Grandpa would have been so proud!).  The plantation was 30 mins from Manizales and 1000 meters below, what a differece it makes for temperature and perfect location to grow the plant....which turns into most ...

Manizales, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Manizales

A travel blog entry by ami.cobb

The second city that we visited in the coffee region was Manizales, a large modern city and a dichotomy to the quaint Salento. The reason for this stop over was to visit a large production coffee farm, Hacienda Venecia, which produces beans for coffee ...

Day 38 - Granada to Supia, Colombia, Supia, Colombia travel blog

Day 38 - Granada to Supia, Colombia

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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Packed up, saddled up and headed off in our planned wrong direction. We found ourselves deep in a town without signs (not a rare occurrence here) looking for our way out.  The streets are narrow with two-way traffic turning into one-way without ...

Coffee Region, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Coffee Region

A travel blog entry by coryandpierre

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... parts of the country. Did you know that white-tailed deer like to eat banana peels? Sandra also explained some of the plantlife and the efforts that are being put into reclaiming the surrounding land. Manizales was a great diversion in our ...

Munte, palmieri si flori, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Munte, palmieri si flori

A travel blog entry by tudorbenga

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... io n-am mai vazut-o si nici nu cred ca se vede-n poza, curcubeu circular cu soarele in mijloc, absolut fantastic. Dupa Manizales pe itinerar urma Medellin insa alegerile parlamentare din Columbia mi-au dat planurile peste cap. Ley seca inseamna ca atunci ...

Nevada de Ruiz: We came, we saw, we climbed, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Nevada de Ruiz: We came, we saw, we climbed

A travel blog entry by gusandjess

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In particular, we scaled Nevada de Ruiz, the volcano close to the end of the Andes Mountain Range located near Manizales. Lewis had told us the story of the day he climbed this mountain well before we had even planned to come to South America. It sounded ...

Coffee Farm, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Coffee Farm

A travel blog entry by liamok

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Tuesday, my second day in Manizales and I decided that I'd head to see a local coffee farm to see the processes that happen to produce coffee. Aswell as being informative the coffee farms very often have beautiful grounds and amazing scenery. ...

Fights at 15000ft, Nevado del Ruiz, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Fights at 15000ft, Nevado del Ruiz

A travel blog entry by liamok

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... in the front while are backpacks went in the back with the empty pales.  We left the station and began our climb out of Manizales and it soon became apparent why we arrived so early to get the seats as more and more climbers made there way into the ...

Manizales, Colombia, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Manizales, Colombia

A travel blog entry by aloijos

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El mejor café para el resto del mundo, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

El mejor café para el resto del mundo

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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... and coffee will come to mind.  After visiting the home of cocaine (Medellín), I headed south to Manizales to find out more about Colombia's (second) most famous export, and this time to experience some free samples. The weather in Manizales was ...

Trout, Aromaticas...and Auto Rickshaws?, Jardin, Colombia travel blog

Trout, Aromaticas...and Auto Rickshaws?

A travel blog entry by ashifreeshma

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... Prime Time (after the 7:00pm News). NOTES FOR THE TRAVELLER: - There are direct buses from Pereira to Jardin.  It's trickier from Manizales...you need to take a bus to La Pintada (15 000 pesos, 2.5 hours) then to the city of Andes (12 000 pesos, ...

zona cafetera (coffee zone), Manizales, Colombia travel blog

zona cafetera (coffee zone)

A travel blog entry by aaronvdb

will i finally have a nice coffee in latin america? YES manizales is in the heart of colombia´s coffee growing zone. in the mountains, it´s a beautiful area and the drive was beautiful. went to a nearby hacienda and did a tour of a coffee growing farm. ...

From White Gold to Black... Coffee That Is, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

From White Gold to Black... Coffee That Is

A travel blog entry by lyndshane

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... for visiting the area coffee plantations, after a stunning though occasionally nauseating ride through the mountains from Medellin. Though Manizales is supposedly 'nothing to look at’, we found the young university city to be quite intriguing and ...

Hola de Manizales, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Hola de Manizales

A travel blog entry by haeschendoktor

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Völlig fertig nach der kalten Busfahrt bin ich bei schönstem Wetter in Manizales angekommen - wider allen Beschreibungen, dass hier immer schlechtes Wetter sei! Diese Stadt mit ca. 450.000 Einwohnern liegt schon in den Andenkordilleren und außenrum ...

Manizales - Tolle letzte Station in Kolumbien, Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Manizales - Tolle letzte Station in Kolumbien

A travel blog entry by patricia.eifler

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Am Samstag ging es weiter in der Kaffeezone nach Manizales, die Hauptstadt in der Provinz Calda. Welch Überraschung, auch diese Stadt liegt sehr hoch und ist ziemlich hügelig. Man hat hier wieder eine tolle Aussicht auf das Tal und die umliegenden ...

Ahhhh, return to nature :), Manizales, Colombia travel blog

Ahhhh, return to nature :)

A travel blog entry by benature

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... nbsp; It turned out to be my first of 3 unplanned stops in the "Eje Cafetero" or Coffee Center of Colombia. I really didn't end up spending any time in Manizales...it seemed to be an alright little city though.  I got there only about an hour before ...

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