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... one hour journey to Pereira.
We had to wait ninety minutes before the bus to Salento even though we were told they were hourly. To kill some time we went to Dunkin Donuts and had 'Colombian style' coffee and doughnuts. It was just yellow, blue and red coloured sprinkles on the top but Colombians embrace everything to show their national pride.
... 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 ...
... I surely experienced while in Salento. But, of course, she had to have technology (i.e., smart phone/ipod) and ear plugs to wake me up from my dream. Bummer. I guess you ought to enjoy the nostalgia while it lasts...just like sipping a good cup of coffee.
Photo credit: Mike ...
... coffee growing area.
Colombians refer to this region as the Eje Cafetero (the coffee axis). There is a lot of coffee to be seen in the steep and hilly countryside North of Pereira as one drives south. As the land gets flatter and easier to manage, pineapple and bananas and livestock take over. I ended up in Armenia -- formerly a key coffee ...
... to try out an American restaurant in town called Brunch. The food there was the best we've eaten in any restaurant for a while. The American owner was apparently in Utah, but we sampled his local home brews and settled on a banana coffee wine that was amazing. Some of us feasted on black bean burgers and others had breakfast for dinner. Our compliments to the excellent cook and friendly service was to return for breakfast AND dinner the following day.