I got the chance to chat with Elmer coffee farmer from Finca La Perseverancia in Honduras. We had a live video call directly from his coffee farm in Danli. We spoke about many topics surrounding coffee farming techniques, harvest times… Read More »Interview with Elmer Coffee farmer in Honduras
Kennedy cat park in Lima. Stray cats are found in this park right in the middle of Lima, Peru at Parque Kennedy. People from all over Lima come to relax at this park, read a book, chat with friends or… Read More »Kennedy cat park in Lima Peru Travel Photography
I have visited many places in Latin America and still need to visit many more. Coffee farms Chiriqui Panama are located near the border of Costa Rica in Chiriqui. It takes about 3 hours to reach this city by car driving from Panama City, Panama.
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.
This farm grows mainly Caturra, Bourbon and some Geisha coffee varieties. There are some old Bourbon coffee plants that still produce great quality coffee cherries. These plants are over 10 years old and harvest once a year. Coffee farms Chiriqui Panama are situated around the same region, but I had the pleasure to visit my friends farm Finca Don Vicente. This is a family owned farm which has been running for generations.Read More »Latin America Coffee Farms in Chiriqui Panama
I will be posting more coffee farm pictures during this week about coffee farms I have visited in Latin America. This post its only part of a series of pictures I took at many Latin America coffee farms. All these… Read More »Coffee Farm Pictures in Chiriqui, Panama
Arabica vs Robusta. Robusta taste is more bitter than Arabica due to its high concentrations of caffeine. Arabica contains about 60% more lipids and almost twice the concentration of sugars than Robusta. Green beans of Robusta are about half the… Read More »Arabica vs Robusta Coffee Beans Varieties
The architecture in Panama City in Panama is outstanding. I did not know this cool city has so many modern skyscrapers and super modern architecture. I felt the economy in this country was outstanding, even though there are many poor… Read More »Panama City, Panama Modern Architecture
Quillabamba is a province of La Convencion in Cusco. This region includes several coffee farms located from 1300 to 2000 MASL. Coffee farms are located around Quillabamba where I visited on my last trip. These are divided into several districts… Read More »Quillabamba province coffee region in Peru moments
Quillabamba is a coffee region about 4 hours away by car from Cusco. This coffee region is at the ‘ceja de selva’ means at the border of the jungle. I visited some coffee farms over there together with my friend… Read More »Quillabamba coffee region in Peru pictures
Marley Coffee Coffee Fractional Pack, One Love, 18/Box Manual coffee roasting can be useful when you don’t have a choice and you want to learn the coffee roasting process. You will need a real hot pot on about 360F and… Read More »Manual Coffee Roasting at Home Using a Pot
This was a magical experience when I visited this coffee farm in Quillabamba, Cusco in Peru. Watch the videos below where we used a rustic machine made in Peru to remove the coffee pulp from these juicy cherries. This farm… Read More »How to remove coffee pulp from cherries
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… Read More »Panama Coffee Farm at Chiriqui City
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… Read More »Quillabamba Coffee Town in Cusco, Peru