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
Welcome to our blog. Having completed a 9 month trip to the US, Australia and SE Asia in 2005, we were truly bitten by the travel bug.
So, around 5 years later when the time seemed right and we finally had enough funds in the bank, we were off again, this time on a years journey to Central America, South America, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia.
Heading back to the UK after this amazing trip and saving once more for just under a year, we were off again in search another journey, this time taking us to Sri Lanka, India and Nepal.
Unfortunately, our blog only covers our second and t... full info