This morning I decided to prioritise my blog over continuing the struggle that is “sorting” through a lifetime’s worth of hoarding, i.e. my room, so sit back and relax while I reminisce about Colombia’s stunning Eje Cafetero. 666 palabras más
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This whole valley – and the hugely popular and absolutely stunning 5-ish hour round walk – is just a bit too gorgeous for words.
So I won’t waste many on it – instead, feel free to perve over the photos of gorgeous rolling hills, sparkling rivers, creaky old bridges and giant palm trees that make up the Valle de Cocora.
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
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