Hotel Heliconias

Km. 2 via Panaca, Armenia, Colombia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Armenia

A Caffeine Overdose!

A travel blog entry by nickjackets


... Two storeys,timber framed with the balconies and uprights painted in cheerful bright blues and yellows,the walls are white and they are constructed out of mud and dried manure,forming a type of latter day plasterboard.Consequently however they are very thin and one can hear everything that is being said or done in the next room! (it is a place frequented by honeymoon couples!) Noise aside the outside setting is gorgeous.The lush tropical jungle surrounds the coffee plantation ...

Bean there, done that, got the bags of coffee

A travel blog entry by worldwideeyed


... some of them, shell the remainder, and walk through the rest of the process before ending up with a brew. The time up at the farm was fun and the coffee was really smooth, but not quite the winning cup. We’d have to keep looking. We’d booked in to do a horse trek around the valley and out to some waterfalls that afternoon, but about 20mins before we were due to leave the heavens opened and it absolutely lashed it down! The horses ...

Salento and Los Nevados

A travel blog entry by hastie_gringo


... starts. On the way out Amanda asks an official what time the race starts. It started at 8.30am is the reply. Turns out its not a mass start motorcycle race but a time trial. And with no idea even who is racing it just got even more boring! We have lunch then catch the bus home....just as it starts bucketing down. Good timing....

Finally! Some trekking!
Parque nacional los nevados awaits. Is it sensible for 2 gringos to be walking around in this part of ...

Coffee farms and tall wax palms in Valle de Cocora

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... is grown, he showed us the process and steps that are taken to make coffee from picking the coffee cherries on the tree, to the drying and roasting processes. There are about 25 steps or so. I'm not going through all the steps here, see the pictures I put up below. When we'd been told all the steps that were involved in making coffee, we got to see the coffee beans being freshly roasted and we got to try the types of coffee. There are two types of coffee that we got to try; ...


A travel blog entry by steffandcat


... because the scenery really reminded us of Sapa in Vietnam or Ooty in India, some of our favourite places in past adventures.
We finally arrived in quiet Salento late at night and after meandering around with our ever growing backpacks. We checked in to a hostel called Plantations which was run by an English couple, who owned their own coffee field. Starving from the long day we headed out for dinner before any of the ...


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