Welcome to Eje CafeteroJune 11, 2015 in Colombia
The Eje Cafetero (= Coffee Branch) of Colombia, lies in the central west of the country. Because of its high coffee production, it is one of the economically mist important regions and for its landscapes, part of it is an UNESCO World Heritage. One of the famous cities here is Pereira, where my flatmate Felipe lives.
After an exhausting bus ride all night on a curvy road, but nevertheless at full speed, which made it impossible to sleep, he and his dad picked me up and showed me around in the city and in Felipes university. At night, we went with his brother and his girlfriend to town, where we had some decent colombian coffee. Also, we went to a brewery and later to a bar which sells guarapo de caña (a typical colombian drink made of fermented sugar cane).Read more