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Finca Stay in Samaná Caldas Colombia

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I have now returned to Colombia, with direct fights now from London to Bogota (11hrs 15 mins) with Avianca and by flying at night, it doe's not feel that far away!

Colombia is probably one of the most miss-perceived countries in the world due, in part, to portrayal by the mainstream media, making Colombia a good place if you like to go off the beaten track.

The owner of this finca calls his property "Land of peace" and he invited me to stay for the weekend.
It is located in the coffee region of Caldas and truly is a peaceful place to stay, with mountain views, natural streams and coffee plantations.

"Colombia's main environmental problems are soil erosion, deforestation, and the preservation of its wildlife. Soil erosion has resulted from the loss of vegetation and heavy rainfall, and the soil has also been damaged by overuse of pesticides" 
The small town of Samaná with a village feel is only 5 k's away from the finca and 1 1/2 hours from Honda and 5 ho…