Finca Hotel Alejandria
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Finca Hotel Alejandria Armenia
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... broken up with groves of banana trees and palms and flowers of every description display their all year round blooms.In the morning the mist rises like steam from the the undergrowth and above this the low Andes mountain range stands resplendent on the horizon.Birds of infinite variety including nectar hungry humming birds can be seen flying to and fro and getting on with the business of pollinating.It is a pleasantly temperate tropical paradise.
My first day,after ...
... parts were pretty steep, and not being used to this altitude, it was a struggle at times. But we'd stop for a drink of water and continue to press on. After we were on a path in the valley, we reached the Andean cloud forest area, and Diego pointed off birds and different fauna to me, which was nice. There were also 7 "bridges" we had to cross. Most had wooden planks, but one of them was ...
... t know anything about the work.
Some of the work was really quite funny and when I'd point out what I thought was funny, you could tell he felt a little uncomfortable about laughing at religious work.
For example: There was a series of the 12 apostles and basiclly it was a giant portrait of an apostle and then along the bottom, smaller, was a depiction of how they met their maker.
Take Peter, he died on a cross, but upsidedown. Not ...
... Another treat. So sweet. Sooo goooood. Our evening was filled with beer and wine, good conversation and song.
My final day in Salento I opted for a horseback ride. Four hours to and from a waterfall. It was quite possibly the most terrifying horseback ride of my life, descending very steep, narrow, muddy pathways on horseback. My horse even fell once. Don't worry I was fine. When we arrived at the waterfall, we were greeted by hundreds of butterflies. More kinds ...
... went out for some questionable food (which proved to be very questionable, given mine and MC's adverse reaction to it), and had a few beers. In the morning, we walked to the recommended coffee farm - owned by the legendary Don Elias, who showed us the ropes, and we sampled his delicious coffee. In the afternoon, we hired some horsies and went for a short but scenic ride around the local area. In the evening, we went to a local bar to play 'Tejo', which involves throwing metal weights ...