La Floresta Finca Hotel
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... rain forest.It is because of this climate and topography that the soils in the area are so incredibly rich in nutrients all year long,making for perfect growing conditions for just about any seed you drop on the ground.
Today Armenia is part of the famous “Coffee Triangle”.The town of Armenia is the Capital of the Quindio Department ,one of the three points,the other two departments are Caldas and Risaralda.Colombia coffee is considered some of the best ...
... cemetery. The river has little traffic now and great islands of water hyacinth float by.
Got dropped at Casa Amarilla, which thankfully had an affordable room and free coffee!
Unfortunately a big group of drunk locals were hanging around noisily but Carmen despatched them with no messing – didn’t want to hang out all pm in the cemetery just to get some peace & ...
... highlights too - getting free bags of water from a kind man at the water wholesalers, getting free agua de panela (raw sugar mixed with water and lime), chatting to a woman about eating iguana (tastes like chicken, of course), and getting over an hour of internet for 60p. As you can see, Mompůs was a place of simple pleasures. A downside was that to leave Mompůs for Bucaramanga and then San Gil (in the opposite direction from where we arrived) we had to leave at 5.00am in a ...
... come across and wobbled so much a sea sickness tablet before crossing wouldn't have gone amiss. The next half hour was steeply uphill to the ranger station. This was tough but the ranger station at the top was lovely, like a little country cottage, complete with labrador dogs to greet you on your arrival. After stopping for lunch at the ranger station we headed downhill back to Cocora. This was easily the ...
... all of which has made it an excellent location for historical films. Gabriel Garcia Marques' A Chronicle of a Death Foretold was filmed there. Wandering around the streets, we really did feel as though we had stepped back in time.
We visited the small botanical garden where we were shown around by the enthusiastic owner and we looked at the four plazas and took a stroll along the riverbank, where we saw several large iguanas, before the heat got too much and we had ...
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