Travel Blogs from Armenia
... and threw them away on our behalf. Nice man. Once outside Bogota, the road twisted and turned its way up and down one mountain and up the next, down that one and up another. At times interweaving past new construction that would bridge the mountain passes with tunnels and bridges. This slowed us down a bit and a 280 kilometer journey took some 7 hours to complete. Leaving the bathroom at the back of the bus, I somehow managed to dislocate my shoulder whilst walking back to my seat. ...
Further we went and became witness of the whole fermentation and roasting process. We'll save you our pooor, translated description of the process. On this website http://www.ncausa.org/i4a/pages/index.c fm?pageid=69 you can actually read it very well described (here they were using the dry process, but were removing the pulp before drying the beans)\
From the coffee farm we walked uphill (40 mins!) back to the hostal, showered, had a sandwich and got ready ...
... er identiek uit. Ze zijn ook hetzelfde van smaak en
mogen dus gemengd worden. De gepelde vruchten worden in een warme
serre te drogen gelegd voor ongeveer 2 weken. Wanneer de bonen droog
zijn, kunnen ze 'gebakken' worden. Op een hoog vuur, maar zonder
olie of andere toegevoegde produkten, worden de bonen continu
omgeroerd en zodoende gebakken. Een uurtje later zijn ze mooi
zwartgeblakerd en hebben ze de bekende zalige koffiegeur. Nu zijn ze
klaar om te ...
... Michaela again, a fun suiss girl, we met during the hike to the lost city. The first part of the hike we did together, but after a while we lost eachother. It was again a beautiful hike. It's very unique to see a valley full of palmtrees, partially in clouds. We were no longer used to be at that altitude (between 2500 and 3000), so sometimes we were short on breath while hiking upwards. Halfway, we had a stopover at Acaime, a private property where they have ...
... s a good, cheap hostel here at the terminal". Incredible! It turned out that in certain circumstances, lost souls can be accommodated at the bus drivers’ hotel. And it had cable tv. Awesome.
I got an early bus to Salento which I had been looking forward to for ages as I hadn’t had a decent cup of Arabica since Sydney, many months ago. Expectations were running high as I approached the coffee capital of Colombia. And I was not disappointed. My favourite, and I ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility