salento is a beautiful village in the andes mountains. during the three days there i rented a motorbike and discovered the surroundings with sebastian and steffi from germany and gemma from australia. on the second day we hiked the cocora valley famous for its high waxpalmtrees the can get up to hundred meters tall. even so we went on the wrong track first we spend great seven hours walking through all levels of vegetation in the cloud forest. on the last day there i visited a small coffee plantation and learned about all stages from planting and growing the beans to harvesting, peeling, washing, drying and categorising.