While in Uganda, I asked barista Martin Rogers to help me organize trip to the coffee farm in Uganda which turned dramatic. Not only they were 4 hours late for 7 hours car drive to the farm but I ended up in this farm (forgot the name) in Sipi area which was tragic to look … Continue reading Devastated coffee farm in Uganda
Have you ever heard about the island, country and nation called São Tomé and Príncipe? Most people have no clue where it is or even if it exists. That’s what exactly happened to me when I was planning my trip to African continent to learn more about specialty coffee scene and their rise to the … Continue reading The hidden coffee part of the world. São Tomé and Príncipe.
Kenya is absolutely beautiful and charming country with incredible landscape of green lavish valleys and breathtaking Rift Valley that runs through Kenya from north to south. Kenya is home to 64 of the total lakes found within the continent of Africa. I was able to visit two of them, Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha. Nairobi … Continue reading The gem of Kenyan coffee
Coffee of Myanmar in CoffeeT@I magazine “You may not think about politics, but politics think about you”. The quote was stated by Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politician and Nobel Peace Prize winner, portrayed by Michelle Yeoh in 2011 film “The Lady”. Republic of the Union of Myanmar is an independent state in Southeast … Continue reading New Level of Myanmar Coffee
Cuba is the most fascinating country to visit, and not due to embargo and disgraceful economic blockade imposed by imperialistic American Government but for its charm, beauty, warm hospitality, and pride of Cuban people to preserve their identity in spite of American failure to take down the Castro regime and impose its own capitalistic ideology … Continue reading Coffee sector of Cuba
I arrived on March 7th, 2016 at O’Coffee headquarters, at Fazenda Nossa Senhora Aparecida in Brazil, for an Internship Program that lasted for a week. During that period, I acquired knowledge in Brazilian coffee, from seed to cup. “We are open to ideas at O’Coffee and I personally believe that this exchange is an amazing … Continue reading O’Coffee. Brasil
In February 2016 I had a pleasure to meet the wonderful and powerful woman in the coffee industry of Ecuador. Her name is Ena Galletti. She runs her specialty coffee shops in the capital of Quito and also works with different coffee producers around Ecuador to select the best the country can offer for the … Continue reading Ena Galletti. The woman in coffee. Ecuador
Hacienda La Papaya. Ecuador Hacienda La Papaya located in the Saraguro region of Ecuador. Back in March 2016 I visited Hacienda La Papaya and based on that time I want to share with you the beauty of this farm. This is absolutely magnificent and well-organized farm I saw in Ecuador. Juan Francisco Peña Guillen … Continue reading Hacienda La Papaya. Ecuador