What d'ya 'Finca' these beans? November 26th 2011 Since being in Colombia, we had been slightly disappointed in the coffee that had been on offer so far. We assumed as Colombia produces so much of the stuff, and having tried it back home, it would be in abundance here. Unfortunately it wasn’t, and therefore we decided a trip to Manizales coffee district would be just the ticket.
The 5 hour bus journey there was fairly rough due to the twists a ... read more
South America » Colombia » Manizales Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more
Hi and welcome to Donna and Mike's Blog. having completed our 11 month trip round Central / South America, Fiji, NZ and Oz, a 10 month break was enough, and it was time to hit the road again.
This trip includes a month in Sri Lanka, 2 and a half months in India followed by another two and half months in Nepal
We hope to get to know these amazing countries, their people and their culture a little better over the next 6 months, and hope you enjoy all the laughs, rants and banter that know will come with such a trip
Cheers for reading, and if you are visiting any of the places we have... full info