Travelogue

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Java Sunda in July 2010

    Java Sunda in July 2010

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  5. Sulawesi, Second Helpings July 2010

    Sulawesi, Second Helpings July 2010

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  6. 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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  7. Medan in the Morning.

    Medan in the Morning.

    Medan is the port for all the coffee.

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  8. A nice time in Costa Rica, off to Panama...

    A nice time in Costa Rica, off to Panama...

    After a week in El Salvador, I flew over to Costa Rica to meet up with Maria and Ben - a rare family coffee trip in one of the best countries for such a thing!

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  9. Ethiopia & Kenya pictures 2009

    Ethiopia & Kenya pictures 2009

    T.O. returned from a trip to the East and South of Ethiopia, and then on to Kenya for Cupping and Farm Visits.

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  10. Ethiopia behind me, Kenya ahead...

    Ethiopia behind me, Kenya ahead...

    I arrived in Nairobi for the Kenya leg of my trip ... the longest coffee trip I have taken actually, at 20 days.

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  11. Back in black (from Harar)

    Back in black (from Harar)

    The title? Well, I am just humoring myself. I have one clean t-shirt left and it's black.

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  12. Sumatra and Sulawesi ... the long and short of it.

    Sumatra and Sulawesi ... the long and short of it.

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  13. India: Karnataka, Chikmagalur, Ghats 2008

    India: Karnataka, Chikmagalur, Ghats 2008

    In early 2008 I visited India for the first time to get some first hand experience with coffee production here, and to get a sense of what level of quality is possible.

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  14. India/Delightful/Appalling

    India/Delightful/Appalling

    As usual, the arrival at an origin country is disappointing ...a whimper, not a bang.

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  15. Mexico Chiapas '06

    Mexico Chiapas '06

    A trip to the coffee growing region of Chiapas.

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  16. Costa Rica - Naranjo, Tarrazu, Dota -2007

    Costa Rica - Naranjo, Tarrazu, Dota -2007

    This is a way-back archive travelogue of a cupping trip to Costa Rica in 2007!

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  17. Guatemala Travels in 2006.

    Guatemala Travels in 2006.

    I went to the 2006 Guatemala Cup of Excellence, and instead of flying I just shared a minivan with the Stumptowners. This is an extra boring set of photos...

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  18. Nicaragua Cup of Excellence 2006

    Nicaragua Cup of Excellence 2006

    A trip to the Nicaragua Cup of Excellence competition.

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  19. El Salvador Travels: Cup of Excellence -2006

    El Salvador Travels: Cup of Excellence -2006

    I slacked off after my quadruple header of Central Cup of Excellences, but here's a bunch of boring photos on a coffee competition. ;-<

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  20. Guatemala Cup of Excellence 2006 & Guatemala Travels, page 5

    Guatemala Cup of Excellence 2006 & Guatemala Travels, page 5

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