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Bolivia: Julian Nina

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Sourcing Green Coffee vs Buying Green Coffee

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Colombia – Second Colombia Origin Trip of 2013 There are easier ways to buy coffee than to make a trip to origin to source green beans.  The older I get, the more difficult these trips are.  Air travel is, simply, not pleasant.  While several airports have been stepping up their game with better amenities, a long flight is a long flight no matter how you look at it.  Even if I get a lucky upgrade to business class, the air in a plane cabin is always stale, the food always sub-par, the cabin over-crowded with rather un-happy travelers.  A hotel room in a major city is pretty much exactly like any hotel room, a “hotel room” in a rural area of a developing country can be much less exotic than camping with a lumpy (at best) dank mattress, bedbugs, and a cold-water shower first thing in the morning. Getting to …

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