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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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After using so many buses I decided to treat myself and hire a car. My original plan was to drive from 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 and …
... Tierra Viva hot springs. The road took us out of Manizales and down towards the valley on a steep and windy road. Drivers like to go at breakneck speed so it's more like a fairground ride where you have to hold on with both hands to stop yourself being thrown from your seat.
The hot springs were deserted when we arrived, only one man doing some maintenance ...
... to see what I came for very quickly and head on up to the next city. My first day, I arrived in the evening, so I didn't have much of a chance to explore beyond the area around the hostel, which seemed to be full of Rumba clubs.
My first full day, I decided to go to another coffee farm, but this one was on a much bigger scale than that of Don Elias in Salento and the tour was in English. La Hacienda Guayabal was about 45 minutes drive from ...
... plantation. We stayed at a hostel there. We ate a fabulous dinner made by the hostel's chef. We went to bed right after dinner because we were going to wake up early in the morning for a coffee plantation tour.
Today, we learned all about coffee. Did you know it is from a berry?? I learned about all of ...
... a population of 50,000 people and is built on mountains.
Unfortunately for us the clouds had come over and our view of the volcano was impossible so the layers of mountains had to do. We visited the cathedrals then went for a ride on the cable car which gave us 360 degree views of Manizales.
We got back to the hotel and had an evening dip in the pool and spa before dinner on our last night in ...