Pijao – the ‘slow city’ in Colombia’s Coffee Triangle

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Pijao is a small town 31 kilometers (19 miles) to the south of Armenia located in Colombia’s famous coffee triangle in the Quindio province. Along with Salento, Calarca and Filandia, Pijao is considered one of the most beautiful villages in the department. Only an hour bus ride from the city of Armenia it can be a day trip as part of the coffee tour or a destination to go relax and decompress for a day or two.

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Colombia’s Coffee Triangle – Best Places to Visit

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Manizales-Pereira-Armenia: a big tourist attraction in Colombia is an exploration of the Zona Cafetera, the ‘Triangulo del Café’ or the Coffee Triangle. Here  they say the best coffee in the world is produced. A rather heated point of contention because every city and region  in Colombia claims to produce not only the country’s best coffee, but they also boast the most beautiful women. Continue reading “Colombia’s Coffee Triangle – Best Places to Visit”

Exploring Colombia’s Alternative Coffee Region

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Forget the Coffee Triangle – Head for the Coffee Square

Exploring ‘the’ coffee region has become one of Colombia’s hottest destinations. While most people think there is just one coffee region, there are actually many. Coffee is grown all over Colombia. In reality, there are numerous options for learning about coffee and immersion in the country’s rural landscape all over the country. Continue reading “Exploring Colombia’s Alternative Coffee Region”

Hot Springs in Colombia’s Coffee Triangle

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Colombia’s coffee triangle is currently one of the hottest tourist attractions in the country. Not just for coffee lovers, it’s popular with tourists making their first journey into Colombia. A short plane trip from Medellin, Bogota or Cali, the coffee triangle can  be explored in a just a few days.

The hot springs of Santa Rosa and San Vicente are located in Colombia’s magnificent coffee triangle. Continue reading “Hot Springs in Colombia’s Coffee Triangle”