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Café de Colombia – Day 5

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  Today we are lucky: the flight is not cancelled again – and really short. In contrast to Bogotá, which is 2640 m above sea level and often a little cooler, it is scorching hot in Pitalito. Even at the emergency assembly point there is a palm tree.   Emergency meeting point with palmtree in …

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Café de Colombia – Day 4

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  We have half a day of free time in Bogotá, so I accompany Xiomy to the “Arte y Pasion Café: Escuela de baristas“1, which means “Café Art and Passion – Barista School”. It was founded to promote the appreciation of good coffee in Colombia itself. For until today, high-quality coffee is mostly exported, while …

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Café de Colombia – Day 2 and 3

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After a pleasant night in the local hotel, we climb into the back of a pick-up truck and are driven to Don Omar. His “Finca Flores” is 42 hectares big, around 10 times larger than that of Doña Magdalena. Omar tells us about the rural exodus: in Colombia, too, people prefer to live in the …

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Café de Colombia – Day 1

Dieser Beitrag ist Teil 3 von 9 in der Serie Café de Colombia - Travelog

It is early in the morning when I leave my hotel in the centre of Bogotá. I am on my way to the airport, where I am to meet the Colombian scientist Xiomara and a group of coffee roasters from Austria to explore the country’s coffee plantations. Alexei from “Café Libertad Collective”  will also be …

Interviews in english

Interview with Williams Flores from Cusco (Perú)

Williams Flores, 37 years old. Lives in Cusco (Perú) and his family has a coffee shop called Cappuccino Cafe Cusco. He is dedicated to processing and roasting the coffee. 1. What connects you to coffee? Why do you work with coffee? I’m in the coffee business because it’s a family tradition that started 26 years …

Interviews in english

Interview with Andrés Hernández (Colombia)

Andrés Hernández is 25 years old and lives in Bogotá (the capital of Colombia). He works as a quality analyst and gives courses for baristas (the people who then prepare perfect coffees for us in a café). Together with his brother he has a company dedicated to the commercialization of coffee. They are also looking …

Interviews in english

Interview with Ariane Vera from Aguascalientes (Mexico)

Ariane is a singer and songwriter living in Aguascalientes, Mexico. She has the connection to Latin America through her father who was born in Argentina – she herself is European and Latin American. I got to know her when she came to Berlin on a lecture tour through Germany. Over a coffee she told me …