Travelogue

  1. Yemen - Citadels of Harasi

    Yemen - Citadels of Harasi

    They have great coffee here, and more of the crop is terrace-grown than what we saw in Saihi the day before.

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  2. Yemen - Hodieda, The New Mohka

    Yemen - Hodieda, The New Mohka

    The old port city is Al Mohka (Al Mocha, Al Mahka) which is where the name Mocha coffee came from.

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  3. Yemen - Ismaili

    Yemen - Ismaili

    We were going to meet farmers in the Haimi growing area. But we were flagged down and a turnout along the way by farmers from the Ismaili growing region.

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  4. Yemen - Cupping with Mohamed

    Yemen - Cupping with Mohamed

    We returned to Sana'a to do some coffee cupper training, and to have a nighttime stroll around the old city.

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  5. Another January Costa Rica Soiree 2012

    Another January Costa Rica Soiree 2012

    There I was, once again, in Costa Rica. How did this happen?

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  6. Costa Rica En Enero

    Costa Rica En Enero

    I find myself in Costa Rica again, but it took so long to upload these pictures, that it is not even my most recent trip there.

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  7. Videos: The Sumatran Coffee Trade

    Videos: The Sumatran Coffee Trade

    We finally had time to put together videos from Tom's recent trip to Sumatra.

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  8. Sumatra 5 Star Certified- Aceh and Lintong

    Sumatra 5 Star Certified- Aceh and Lintong

    Yes, 5 Star Certified. That's what you have to do when you take your fancy camera to Sumatra, and proceed to take 1250 photos.

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  9. Papua New Guinea, Nuts to You

    Papua New Guinea, Nuts to You

    If you travel, perhaps you have been somewhere that confuses you a bit, where things don't quite add up, where you can't get a good sense of where you are.

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  10. Funny or Not, Here I Come...

    Funny or Not, Here I Come...

    So I made a send-up coffee travel video that was supposed to parody the potential silliness of a coffee travel video, and the responses to it range a wide gamut.

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  11. Ethiopia in Frosty January (2011 Travelogue)

    Ethiopia in Frosty January (2011 Travelogue)

    Okay, so it wasn't frosty, but the nights were a little chilly, I swear. These images are from a 2011 trip focused on the West : Jimma, Limmu, Agaro, Illubabor, Wollega

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  12. Guatemala Antigua, Finca La Carmona March 2011

    Guatemala Antigua, Finca La Carmona March 2011

    Maria Zelaya has a special pride in this special place, which shows in the coffee, the dairy cows, the flowers, the coffee mill, and just about everything at this amazing place!

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  13. Guatemala for Fun and ? March 2011

    Guatemala for Fun and ? March 2011

    About the title ...I lied. It was not that fun, and definitely not for profit.

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  14. Colombia Tolima, Huila, Bucaramanga, Oct 2010

    Colombia Tolima, Huila, Bucaramanga, Oct 2010

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  15. 2011 Chickens of Coffee

    2011 Chickens of Coffee

    While perusing all my dog photos, I realize there are significant numbers of chicken pics.

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  16. Norway -Nordic Barista  Cup September 2010

    Norway -Nordic Barista Cup September 2010

    I had a curious time at the Nordic Barista Cup. It's not quite my gig, since I am on the cupper/roaster end of things, and am always a little put-off by the barista thing.

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  17. Costa Rica Harvest Trip  Jan 2010

    Costa Rica Harvest Trip Jan 2010

    This was a harvest-time trip to Costa Rica to visit some of the coffee farms we have been working with the past years.

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  18. Java Sunda in July 2010

    Java Sunda in July 2010

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  19. Sulawesi, Second Helpings July 2010

    Sulawesi, Second Helpings July 2010

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  20. Archive of Sweet Maria's Travelogues Pre-2010

    Archive of Sweet Maria's Travelogues Pre-2010

    We have migrated our Library content into a new format - served by WordPress - but find that we still want to reference the old travelogue photo sets that did not make it over.

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