We arrived in Salento with the main idea to visit coffee plantations . In fact, these are few and small in the vicinity of Salento. They charm as being unaffected by the industrialization of the cultivation of coffee , but we quickly made the rounds .
We had not really planned to visit the Cocora Valley , known for its large and long palm . This is the chance of a ballad that has allowed us to fall on the farm hummingbirds. The inn hosts hummingbirds was then closed. If this was not the case , we would not hesitate to sleep there for the pleasure of being awakened by the chirping of hummingbirds.
Cities pleasant steps for travel medical insurance
Colombia is a great country and distances are very long. When traveling by bus, it is necessary to make some steps , unless they become fit for trips longer than 24 hours (usually when traveling long , it becomes more and more allergic to long journeys ) . Fortunately, the country has pretty villages on the roads leading to the larger cities.
Ipiales – The sanctuary of Las Lajas
At the border of Ecuador ( Pasto road – Popayan ) .
For anyone who has made a pilgrimage to Lourdes in its infancy, the sanctuary of Las Lajas has particular resonance . It includes the features of any place of pilgrimage for many pilgrims who flock to their flask in hand, a source of sacred water to fill his flask and purify a beautiful basilica built in a place that invites to meditation course . This is an interesting step to feel the religious culture and Catholic of Colombians .
Bucaramanga and Villa de Leyva
On the road from Bogota to Cartagena
Two colonial cities , surrounded by mountains , which have kept the atmosphere a little time