In the land of giants...and coffee


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May 4th 2016
Published: May 4th 2016
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Being traditionally British we aren’t the biggest coffee drinkers (tea is our fave tipple), it’s safe to say that although Salento is a part of the zona cafeteria, we were not just coming here for the coffee. No, we were also coming here for the mountainous scenery and the nearby cloud forest holding its own little secret. Salento, a smallish colonial old town with pretty colourful stripes... Read Full Entry



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4th May 2016

Coffee vs Tea
It sounds as if Columbia introduced you to some good coffees and you may be swayed to have a cup now and then. Welcome to the dark side. ha ha Love the pineapple. I would take that hike for hot chocolate and cheese. Oh yeah. A wrong turn now and then provides adventure.
6th May 2016

Re: coffee vs tea
Oh yes coffee has definitely found its way into our mugs since. The hot chocolate stop was bliss too in the cloud forest surrounded by trees, clouds and humming birds but Colombian cheese is certainly an acquired taste.
4th May 2016
Stunning views

Cloud forest
What beautiful scenery--that hike sounds exquisite though I must admit, the tall palms shooting into the sky look like beings from Dr Seuss. Love those coffee beans in all their different colors, and Solento looks adorable. It looks like a place to linger!
6th May 2016
Stunning views

Re: Cloud forest
We loved the scenery here, from the dense forested areas to the tall wax palms in the open fields. Surprised we didn’t get neck ache. The coffee plantation was really informative, we never knew so much went into making coffee. Salento was a lovely place, very quiet and relaxed.

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