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The Colonial Pueblo of Filandia

I have been to a lot of pueblos in the coffee-growing region of Colombia. Some people might like the beach, others might like the cities, but me- I love the plazas surrounded by brightly painted colonial architecture and jade green mountain ranges. 516 more words


In and around Colombia's coffee growing region, part 2

Continuing on from my last post, Sovio, Juan Pablo and Catherine made their way back to Cali that evening and I found myself a nice place to stay in Salento. 672 more words


In and around Colombia's coffee growing region, part 1

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 more words


Colombia parte tres- Semana Santa

Okaaaaaaay mum I get it, I need to write more blog. I don’t even have a valid excuse as to why I haven’t been more vigilant with my blog. 1,391 more words

The Valle de Cocora: rolling hills and giant palms

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.


Eje Cafetero

While I am still in love with Villa De Leyva, I am glad we didn’t have enough money to stop traveling and run a bed and breakfast. 432 more words