Travel Blogs from Armenia
... not only for himself but also for other colonists. Ocampo then proceeded to sell land for settlement. To encourage settlement, Ocampo returned to Anaime to ask for the help of his friend Juan de la Cruz Cardona, and to marry thirteen year-old Arsenia Cardona. Six months after its founding, in August 1890, Armenia had reached a population of 100 people, allowing it to gain legal recognition by the government. The city was initially called Villa Holguín, in honor of the ...
... luckily was able to replenish at the bus station but then had huge queue for taxis. Finally got to La Candalaria and Hostel Sue just after 10, over 14 hours after I left my last hostel. Had a fairly early night as turns out sitting on public transport just reading and listening to podcasts really takes it out of you. So not sure I am a good traveller if you go by the following quote. “ A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” Lao ...
YAY, I'm finally back in Colombia, the country that I consider my second home, because half the people that I love in this world are here! I am finally back with Celeste, Carlos and Inti (and many other friends), although sadly Aimee has gone away on holiday for the duration of my trip here :(!!!!
I shall be spending the remainder of my time in South America in this beautiful country, with my ...
... has not really been cleared an NZ farms have. Its a great ride down jungle trails, crossing rivers...a real test of wills between man and beast. And think I may even be getting the upper hand!
After about an hour we dismount and a short, very bow legged walk brings us to the waterfall. And a powerful sucker it is too. So...Amanda asks...where do we swim? At the base of the waterfall. Bugger that she says! We need a pic though so I am volunteered to test the waters ...
Coffee Plantation Tour
The tour starts at 9am, so we got up and went over to the main reception to wait for Tim to arrive to do the tour. Luckily, as we were staying at the Plantation House, we didn't have to travel too far, as the plantation was right next door to where we were staying. There were about 30 people doing the tour, so quite a lot of us. Tim introduced himself to everyone and even mentioned that if they wanted to come and see the sun set ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking