Hotel Estelar Las Colinas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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- Free parking
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... Colombia's climate is particularly well suited for coffee growing, they have two seasons during the year that are both good for growing. The majority of Colombia's coffee is for export and the poorer quality is used locally.
We then had a demonstration on the coffee roasting process - this is where the real skill is required. Varying the temperature and time of roasting the dried coffee beans ...
... premium coffee available in Colombia for a Western price tag, the coffee itself is still not the best and not close to that which is exported.
For those who love using a French Press to make their coffee, here are the precise instructions we were given at the farm:
* 1 Tablespoon of coffee per cup *
* Use medium ground, medium roast coffee *
- Boil the water, once boiled, leave it for 2 minutes.
* The perfect temperature is ...
We were sad to leave Medellín yesterday but were headed to where I am now, this beautiful part of the country, the Zona Cafetera, Colombia's famous coffee growing region. We arrived after a five hour journey along very windy mountain roads. The saving grace was the extremely friendly bus driver who asked Noa and Ari to sit up front with him. They chatted in Spanish for much of the ride. When I glanced up front every now and then I would catch the driver, Hubert, ...
... owners astonishing house.
It was really worth the stop over as it was one of the most interesting tours we've done to date.
We then had another whole afternoon to chill and do nothing, but poor Cathal was getting restless at this point, so it was definitely time to move on the next morning.
Medellin, the 2nd largest city in Columbia should be busy enough to calm the itch in Cathal's feet for a ...
... just been more polite than me :-)
The guy kept harrassing us to drink more wine (we didn't) and started talking about dancing. It was so obvious, but scary too because the other guests were no longer there and we were alone with them in that spooky hotel.
Anyway, after Fedra warned me I immediately agreed we should go to the room. We did, but still had to refuse the drunk owner's offers for more wine and dancing a few times.