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... different aromas and flavours can be obtained from the same beans. Apparantly, there are over 1,000 flavours and aromas.
Afterwards, we were taken for a walk through the actual coffee fields towards the farm's processing plant. Coffee beans are actually the seeds inside the cherries of the coffee plant. After the cherries are picked, they are skinned and dried - the final bean quality can ...
... and unless you want to hike up the hill, you have to take the ski lift up. I'm pretty used to not understanding most of the Spanish only tours so I went along. I was a bit apprehensive about the ski lift, but once I saw the beautiful views and of course the random ostrich staring at the lift, I whipped out my camera and forgot about not liking heights. We were greeted with cups of coffee and an array of inactivating beautiful humming birds. My mind took me ...
... to remove all the gel.
*After the washing process the beans go into a machine which determines which beans are worth keeping and which ones are hollow or eaten by insects, the fate of the bean is dependent on it's density.
All good beans are kept as grade one beans and exported from Colombia and all second grade beans are kept within the country for consumption by locals.
*The beans are ...
... only option. It was my first time riding a horse and I was so excited yet nervous at the same time. Climbing onto a horse, in Colombia for the first time ever was a great feeling.
We were travelling up to a little place called Acaime where we would stop for a drink and rest. The ride there started flat and dry but got serious when we crossed the first river on horseback ! This turned out to be the start if quite an adventure. We would have to stop on occasions ...
... it's a bit cold to sit outside the baths for long.
It does rain every now and then but that doesn't matter, the pools are hot enough. They are not smelly of sulphur, the water is led to the pools and doesn't come up directly from a spring (like the ones in Villa de Leyva).
There are buses back to the town of Santa Rosa every 2 hours and we wanted to catch the 5pm one.
We were by the gate at 4.45pm but a guy told ...