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Panama Coffee Farm at Chiriqui City

Panama coffee farm house in Chiriqui

Beautiful coffee farms in Chiriqui, Panama. This farm is located at the border of Costa Rica – Pura vida! Main coffee plant varieties include Caturra, Geisha and Typica. This Panama coffee farm has an incredible bio-diversity. I will be posting more images.

I will be posting more pictures during this week about coffee farms I have visited in Latin America. If you like you can grab the Panama coffee mug using the following link here. Perfect mug to take to work and code with coffee if you’re a developer.

Coffee production first sprang up in Panama in the early 1900s. At that time, though, there was wild coffee throughout the Pacific Ocean side of Panama. It was the Boquete Valley that stood up to lead the burgeoning industry. Pioneering arabica coffee, which the International Coffee Organization today recognizes as some of the highest quality in the world. Panama honey processed coffee is one of the preferred by many coffee lovers due to its caramel and dark chocolate notes.

Contact me if you like to get these pictures framed and sent to your home or business. More pictures of my friends coffee farm Finca Don Vicente coming soon.

Panama coffee farm
Coffee farm at Chiriqui
Chiriqui, Panama
Panama Coffee Mug
Coffee farm at Chiriqui, Panama

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Quillabamba Coffee Town in Cusco, Peru

Quillabamba coffee town

Quillabamba coffee town is an unexpected tropical getaway full of waterfalls, delicious coffee and cacao and fresh air. Located in the high jungle (ceja de selva) of the Cusco region. Quillabamba is also known as the city of eternal Summer/Spring for its year-round tropical climate.

Many of the regions that surround Quillabamba coffe town is Santa Ana, Idma, Echarati, Maranura, Quellouno and more amazing coffee regions. These coffee regions families own beautiful coffee farms.

Quillabamba daily life
On way to coffee production site
Carefully inspecting coffee quality at Kaffee 3 Granos in Quillabamba
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Panama Canal Videos During Summer Time

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My visit to Panama was mainly to get to know more about the coffee farms in Chiriqui. I took a break and went by public bus to take some videos of this great architecture the Panama Canal.

Panama Canal Boat crossing over

During my stay in the modern Panama City I was able to experience the high rise buildings all over the downtown area. I even tried the an expensive cup of Geisha coffee.

Panama Canal Small Boat Crossing

I have never experience this type of engineering design. This is the original canal, but there is a bigger one on the far back of this Panama canal videos. I saw huge cargo ships passing by. These cargo ships passing the Panama Canal were the size of a 15 floor building. It looked like a moving city.

Panama Canal Two Boats Crossing
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Quellouno Coffee Farm Videos in Cusco Peru

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This coffee farm in Quellouno is about 1800 MASL. It was difficult to adapt to the altitude this early in the morning. Some got altitude sickness ‘Soroche’. This is a common experience from rapid transitions from low to high altitude without taking time to acclimate. We started chewing coca leaves to help us. It works! My friend Raul from Kaffee 3 Granos couldn’t handle it even though he lives in a nearby town Quillabamba.

Removing coffee pulp from coffee cherries

The coffee farm is surrounded by other trees such as bananas, pears and many more typical fruit plants from the region. We got the chance to walk to other coffee farms located in the region. I will post more pictures about this experience very soon.

Sorting coffee beans in Quellouno, Peru

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Sorting Coffee Beans Manually at Coffee Farm Idma Peru

Sorting Coffee Beans Manually Idma Peru
Sorting Coffee Beans Manually at Idma, Peru

Specialty coffee takes hard work to produce. Sorting coffee beans manually is an intense work if you really want to the right coffee beans for later roasting. Sometimes people complaint about the price of a great coffee bag. Watch this video to learn about the production of small specialty coffee in Latin America batches.

The average coffee drinker doesn’t know where coffee comes from or how it gets produced. Watch this video to understand part of the specialty coffee production. These coffee beans have been already laid to dry on ‘African beds’ to naturally dry under the sun.

Next time you pay for a good cup of coffee either to walk around at your favorite city or to code with coffee think about long work it takes to produce it. I will show you more videos of coffee farms in Latin America.

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Cusco to Quillabamba on way to Coffee Farms in Videos

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Traveling from Cusco to Quillabamba is a must see at least once in your life time.

Quillabamba is a city in southern Peru. It is the capital of the province of La Convencion, the largest province in the region of Cusco. It is located in an area called the ceja de selva (border of jungle). Agriculture is the most important activity, mainly coffee, cocoa, tea and cocoa.

Road from Cusco to coffee farms in Quillabamba
On way to Quillabamba from Cusco
Quillabamba city
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Visit Colombia Medellin Botero Park a must see

Colombia Medellin Botero Park

Visit Colombia Medellin Botero Park and experience the authentic art of Colombia.

According to Wikipedia, Fernando Botero Angulo (born 19 April 1932) is a Colombian figurative artist and sculptor. Born in Medellín, his signature style, also known as “Boterismo”, depicts people and figures in large, exaggerated volume, which can represent political criticism or humor, depending on the piece. He is considered the most recognized and quoted living artist from Latin America and his art can be found in highly visible places around the world, such as Park Avenue in New York City and the Champs-Élysées in Paris.

All pictures of Colombia Medellin Botero Park and Latin America are taken by Cocotu and belong to cocotu.com. Please ask for permission before using any of these pictures.

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La Paz Bolivia Pictures for Inspiration

Illimani mountain La Paz Bolivia

Check out these pictures of La Paz, Bolivia. La Paz in Bolivia is officially known as Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Spanish), English: ‘Our Lady of Peace’, also known as Chuqi Yapu (Chuquiago) in Aymara, it is the seat of government and the de facto national capital of Bolivia’s Plurinational State (Bolivia’s constitutional capital is Sucre).

With an estimated 789,541 inhabitants in 2015, La Paz is the third most populous city in Bolivia (after Santa Cruz da Serra and El Alto). Its metropolitan area, consisting of La Paz, El Alto and Viacha, is Bolivia’s most populous urban area with a population of 2.3 million. It is also the capital of the La Paz department.

These La Paz Bolivia pictures will inspire you to visit Bolivia.