El Bosque Del Saman
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... another 13 hours of travel which included two flights and the 4 hour journey from San Augustin to Neiva,a journey that started at 3am,I was absolutely exhausted.Some light relief was obtained at Bogota domestic airport when during the layover I watched the Spain vs Holland game in the airport check in area.Huge cheers rang out from the Colombians as the mother land was thrashed 5-0 by the Dutch.Yes world cup fever has hit Colombia as it has around the world and I feel very close to ...
Considering it's the epicentre of Colombia’s coffee growing region, Salento was pretty relaxed! Everyone must be numbed to the effects of the caffeine by now. We knew we’d like it as soon as we got off the little minivan that had ferried us up there. The air was clean, the views out between the gaps in the buildings were all hills and valleys of rolling green, and town itself was a mix of whitewashed houses, cobbled streets, colourful ...
... first coffee ever. Ive been hanging out for my daily coffee and also get to finish hers off....hopefully I can give it up when I leave Colombia....time will tell.
Remember how I was saying Salento was a quiet little town? Well, not on the weekend, and not on a holiday weekend...which it is, and especially not when there is an international red bull moto x enduro race on tomorrow....which there is! Colombians have descended on the town and a good percentage of them ...
... bananas as the canopy that the big palm leaves provides for the coffee plant is essential. It is often grown on steep slopes also. After a coffee plant has been sowed, you can expect to see the plant producing coffee beans within 3-5 years, so it's a long slow process. However, each coffee plant can give up to 20-30 years of harvest. Many coffee plants are planted close to each other, thus giving enough beans for a harvest. The areas where coffee farms are quite small in terms ...
... door to the bathroom, dirty, seedy etc etc. But it was cheap at £6.60 a night. A record maybe. We watch a re-run of that fella winning that tennis match with the spanish commentary and the fact the telly is that bad you can't actually see the ball giving it a slight twist. We pop out and buy some empanadas for dinner but they are disgusting, I take one bite and can't go on so crisps and biscuits will have to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service