Hotel Estelar Altamira
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In my last post I let the pictures do the talking. They do say a lot (1000 × 10 = 10000), in fact almost as much as I write for a more normal post. But what they say is purely... descriptive. It's not the thought-inspiring, introspective type of thing I like to aim for when I can. Sure, pictures of impoverished children and stuff can make you question your own life, but I just shared a bunch of pictures of mountains. If that helped you realize some profound truth, ...
... and Richard and Bernhard walked around trying to find a room (opting for plantation house in the end). Funnily enough, and quite standard on the travelling trail a couple if lads i'd met in Medellin, including Phil, jumped out of the jeep and quickly filled me in on what a good hostel I was about to check into - so I headed up to La Serrana up a sandy road out of town. This is an amazing hostel, set in the hills above Salento with fantastic views across ...
... them. Again, pictures don't do it justice to the overwhelming vastness of the trees within such a beautiful valley. 7 hours we were pooped. Got our jeep back. Watched the end of the Colombia game and collapsed. The next morning we got up and packed up, our plan changed once we took a tour of the Coffee Farm. It was an interesting tour lasting 3 hours explaining the process from planting to your cup. We got ...
... Manizales. Both should be only about an hour and relatively painless. I'm staying with an older couple through airbnb.
I enjoyed Salento, but it is a bit busy and touristy for being a small town. The people at Ciudad el Segorbe were SO nice and helpful. I can't say enough about them. Christina and Enrique could not be better hosts.
That is all for now. Hasta luego!
... the 20 minutes outside town to the beautiful setting of the Serrano Hostel. The owner is a young New Yorker with a Colombian wife and a little girl. The restaurant was beautifully lit and grandly set up for a buffet dinner for about 30 people. There were a few other Americans there, but most of the young travellers were European, Canadian, or Australian. It was a lovely dinner with an abundance of food, turkey, dressing, chicken, ...