Daily Archive for February 7th, 2008

India: delightful, appalling

Coffee cherry growing on old hard wood

I just returned from a week in India, my first time there. I edited down from 1350 pictures to a mere 302, and I give you my usual warning … 50% of them are not about coffee. Additionally, it’s all my opinion. I also wrote a little essay about the contrast in India between things delightful and appalling. I also picked up a lot of information in our meetings with the director of the Coffee Board of India, and the Central Coffee Research Station.

But here’s a link to the photos on the temp. site in our new format … or here’s the html link on our site, which loads a bit faster.

Ironically, I ate tons of incredible food and had no queasiness in India, but got totally sick on something in Amsterdam. Okay, maybe it was the raw meat hamburger I ate at the big soccer game I went to. Anyway, I have to get back into this time zone, and will be heading off to cup Costa Ricas in 7 days. -Tom

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