The World Class Traveler

The World Class Traveler

Friday, March 28, 2014

Coffee, Chocolate and Sugarcane, Oh My!

After ATV and Zip lining, we took a two hour tour at the Don Juan Coffee  in Monteverde.  Check out the photos, let me know what you think.

Ox pulling us on buggy
History lesson anyone?

Main entrance of the plantation

Plantation Tour Guide Discussing the beginning process of the coffee

Don Juan in the flesh
Coffee Trees

Assorted Roasted Coffee Beans


Do I look like a pro at pounding?

Grinding the chocolate
Taking in the essence of the chocolate
Looks like cocoa powder
Adding ingrediants to the group chocolate to sweeten it up
Mixing the spices with the chocolate

Final product

The guys grinding the sugarcane

The girls giving it a whirl, grinding sugarcane
This is some serious sugarcane juice

Beat up sugarcane that has already gone through the grinder
Samples anyone?
Juice from the sugarcane

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