Finca Cafetera El Balso

Km. 5 via Armenia - Aeropuerto El Eden, Armenia, 63001000, Colombia | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Km. 5 via Armenia - Aeropuerto El Eden, Armenia.
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    Travel Blogs from Armenia

    A Caffeine Overdose!

    A travel blog entry by nickjackets on Jun 16, 2014

    29 photos

    ... of the country. It is believed the name was changed in memory of the Armenian people murdered in the Turkish Ottoman Hamidian Massacres of 1894-97. It is also known by its nickname "Ciudad Milagro" (Miracle city).

    Despite Armenia's quickly expanding economy at the time, the means of transport were still very limited. The main form of transporting people and merchandise was by mule, due to the mountainous terrain surrounding the city. It was not until ...

    Coffee Break

    A travel blog entry by -ninavale- on Mar 20, 2014

    38 photos

    ... looks exactly like the image that I always had in mind of the classic owner of a coffee plantation in Colombia; he could very well be on the logo of a brand of precious roasted beans, and it would not surprise me at all if it already was. A huge smile, his face marked by the work and by the sun, a beautiful sombrero on his head and the kindness and friendliness of times long gone. We felt at home from the minute we set foot in his finca.
    For an italian fanatic of ...

    HOME sweet home!!!!!!!!!

    A travel blog entry by lisannelee on Nov 28, 2013

    ... and I also know that just like my birthday this year, this will also be the first Christmas which I can ever remember truly looking forward too, although it will be strange to spend Christmas in a hot country, rather than the UK, which is freezing at this time of the year. Yay bring on the Christmas carols, decorations, food, parties and most of all I look forward to being with my friends ...

    19. Salento and Santa Rosa - willy central!

    A travel blog entry by kesvic2013 on Nov 16, 2013

    1 comment

    ... showed us around the plantation. They produce about 3000kg of coffee per year and keep some for the family's consumption and sell 70% to the Colombian Coffee Federation who then sell it on. Bad coffee is anything that has been spoiled during the process and most ends up at Nescafe! We were also told that children are brought up drinking coffee from about 5 years old and that most people drink about 10 cups a day with no side effects! Don Elias was a ...


    A travel blog entry by team-carrot on Aug 22, 2013

    47 photos

    ... and arrows that they used to stick in people (to sacrifice them - pretty brutal).

    After Bogota we took the night bus (awful - we didn’t sleep, and my bag side off somewhere and we thought it had been nicked (it hadn’t), someone puked everywhere etc...) to Salento. Salento is a small coffee producing town and is very pretty. It’s only had ...