The home of perfect coffee, but they can’t make a decent cup - South America Travel Centre

The home of perfect coffee, but they can’t make a decent cup

The home of perfect coffee, but they can’t make a decent cup

Andrew Bain, travel journalist for the Traveller, tells us of his experiences in trying to find a decent cup of coffee in Colombia.

‘In Colombia, coffee is a precious resource. An industry that employs half a million people, it accounts for approximately 16 per cent of the country’s GDP. The country’s oldest and most highly regarded coffee region has been World Heritage listed by Unesco, and all of its beans are hand picked, with Colombia’s steep and rugged terrain resisting mechanisation. Across the world, Colombian coffee is regarded as among the smoothest and finest on the market. Everything about it is perfection … at least until you drink it in Colombia.’

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The Andrew Bain was a guest of South America Travel Centre.

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