- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... beers later that evening.The next morning, after waving Nicola and Ian off for their trip to Cali I headed to a coffee making class in El Eliana, a lovely restaurant in Salento, run by Spaniard Luz, who funnily enough used to work for the same trust in London that I did. This was great value for just 10000 pesos (5usd) Luz talked us through the different methods of making a coffee and their effect n taste, caffeine content etc. He talked us through the methods and politics ...
... and chopped tomatoes. It was all grown fresh on their property and it all tasted unbelievable! After lunch we walked up to his “processing center” for the coffee where we got to see how they skin the seeds to get to the beans, and then how they roast the beans to make them actually look, smell and taste like coffee. We were given the chance to bag our own beans that we helped to peel and roast, but since I’m not a ...
... 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 ...
... in a place with a pool, and even the water out of the showers is not really cold. But I'm truly happy to be here, to be warm all the time, to shudder at the thought of fleece or wool, blergh. Because I know that this adventure which has taken us vast distances and to wildly different places will all too soon be over. And I love the sunshine.
So cheers, I'm off for an ice cold beer and to bathe in my own sweat as I amble through the streets.
Love you all.
... looks exactly like the image that I always had in mind of the classic owner of a coffee plantation in Colombia; he could very well be on the logo of a brand of precious roasted beans, and it would not surprise me at all if it already was. A huge smile, his face marked by the work and by the sun, a beautiful sombrero on his head and the kindness and friendliness of times long gone. We felt at home from the minute we set foot in his finca.
For an italian fanatic of ...