So what else did we do in Salento apart from playing with gun powder? As already mentioned, Salento is in the coffee growing region and so the first morning we went on a tour of the "finca" attached to the hostel. The owner Tim moved to Colombia 8 years ago because "the government told him not to". Whatever, it seems to suit him pretty well and he and his Colombian wife bought the farm around 4 years ago and set about growing coffee, strawberries, blackberries, p...
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Time to leave Bogota for the Zona Cafetera (coffee growing region) so we head to the main bus station for the 9am bus which we carefully researched. Unfortunately the bus companies didn't research as thoroughly and so this bus didn't exist. An hour and a half later..... I'll be writing a sternly worded letter. Very disappointed to find no-one was travelling with cages of chickens, or any livestock at all for that matter. Romancing The Stone has it wrong. In fact...