Hotel Decameron Panaca
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... Also outside the back was another large patio area with extra tables and chairs for the morning meals. It was so inviting and quiet with birds filling the air with song and calls. Our room had large windows when flung open allowed a pleasant breeze to flow through as they were on each side of the room. The owners were away in Holland for a visit and two sisters were helping run the place. Everyone was extremely kind, but spoke no English so we really got to use ...
... damn good karma stepped in. The Spanish born owner Jesus (pronounced hey-suse) was attending our table when I asked him a few questions about Armenia, the town we were heading to for the night after lunch. Long story short, being an hrs drive, he was heading there himself and offered us a lift. He drove us to our hostel so we didnt have to walk in the rain, collected our bags and headed off. Perfect.
After telling him of our ...
... br> That evening we discover the local drinking 'sport', Tejo, whereby you have to throw at a distance a metal pellet at a square of clay with a metal ring in the middle on which are placed four triangles of gunpowder. Obviously. In 2 teams, the aim is to get the most points and be the first to get to 15, 21, whatever the Colombian running the game decides. If you hit a triangle of gunpowder and it explodes, you get 3 points. 5 points ...
... is near Cocora National Park which is famous for the worlds highest wax palm trees and they are only found in Colombia. There are various hikes that you can do around the park, I did the shortest at 4hrs but you can multi day ones which take you up to the snow peaks and is for the experienced. Err yeah ill pass on that one thanks.
I passed on the coffee tours they offer as I've done a couple previously in other countries but ...
... to taste quality coffee as it is all exported! There is a trend now though to try and change this and to get the country drinking coffee.Finland is the worlds largest consumer per head of coffee,must be something to do with perpetual darkness 8 months of the year!
The beans are then laid out to be sun dried which is far better than machine drying as it concentrates the flavour.The beans once dry turn different colours and this indicates the quality,a second ...