Hotel Escorial Manizales
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... by either insects on the cherries or the drying process. There is very stringent quality control testing and the farms themselves are very vigilent to ensure they seperate out poorer quality beans at the outset. This in effect increases the price of the entire sack because having too many lower quality beans in a sack would downgrade the entire sack.
After the tour, we were taken for lunch - ...
... childhood, watching Pocahontas and her trusty hummingbird companion, but Disney didn't give this majestic bird justice. The speed with which they flew made it practically impossible to capture them on camera, but just trying to was fun. The humming birds were followed by a Zen-Bonsai garden which seemed a bit out of place. But then we went into the butterfly sanctuary, where we got to see up close the little creatures Ive seen all over Colombia. They had ...
... off the horse to avoid deeper rivers. We'd cross unsteady wooden bridges held together by wire, and at times very loose wire, leaving us balancing above gushing water. We'd be met on the other side by the horse who would cross belly deep waters. In total there were seven bridges to cross by foot and two river crossings on the horse.
I was feeling confident with my horse, whose Spanish name I cannot remember. I thought the thing was listening to me as I tugged ...
... live there without any issues. Maybe they need a molecular biologist on hand for something?
My last day in Manizales I took it easy and went to a park that is owned by a coffee grower union. The park has a garden of medicinal plants, a butterfly sanctuary, a humming bird area and an orchid forest. It was really lovely. The transparent butterfly was really weird. Unfortunately my camera card was full before I made it to the orchid forest so there are no photos of that!
... guy is really trying but to be honest, the place needs a woman's touch! There aren't even any mirrors anywhere. :-)
The hotel owner was so friendly as to bring us to the Termales de Santa Rosa hot spring resort on his motorbike (one by one, a 4km hilly ride).
The termales are fantastic!
Beautiful waterfalls in the background, several hot pools, and nice seating areas, a cafe and a restaurant with cheap ...