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South America’s Coffee Mecca Is Bouncing Back

Originally published in VICE Magazine, April 3, 2016.

Don Elias is taking life easy. At nearly 70 years old, most of his working life has been spent in the coffee fields of Quindío—an unbelievably beautiful Andean region—first with his father, and then, for the past two decades, on his own four-hectare plantation. 1.522 palabras más

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Do you ever wonder what really goes into making your morning cup of coffee? It’s not something most people think twice about. Living in Colombia, one of the top coffee producers in the world, I’ve seen firsthand what it takes to make a simple cup of coffee. 1.119 palabras más


#ColombianSeries : Shop, eat and wander Salento's cobbled streets

Salento is a small, 7.000 inhabitants, lovely little town amidst the coffee valley’s green mountains, 25km from the Quindio department capital, Armenia. With Barichara, Salento might be among Colombia’s most charming towns. 398 palabras más


#ColombianSeries: Things to do near Salento

If you are traveling to Colombia, you might be planning a trip to Salento. A beautiful town nearby Cocora Valley. Once you’ve explored the valley (READ : “ 709 palabras más


#ColombianSeries: What's like to horse-ride all the way up the Cocora Valley

How’s like to horse-ride all the way up the Cocora Valley

If you are heading to Colombia, you will (most likely) spend time in Bogota and Cartagena and would have (certainly) hear/read/dream of visiting the stunning ‘Valle del Cocora’, an unique place where you get to be surrounded by the highest palm-trees in the world. 607 palabras más