A blog from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at University of Georgia.
The day is finally here, and I am going to Costa Rica! I found out that I was accepted into this program over the summer, which did not feel that long ago. Now fast forward five months and I am all packed and heading to the airport. Before I left…Read More
[caption id="attachment_2189" align="alignnone" width="168"] The view from the campus lounge[/caption]Read More
One of the best parts of this program is the lab. We had two labs, coffee cupping and brewing. As a person who never learned anything about coffee. These two labs really taught me a lot. The coffee cupping taught us how to distinguish the fragrance, break and aroma of…Read More
17 November 2016 6:30 p.m.: Athens, GA I am currently sitting in my apartment with my roommates. Leaving is finally sinking in! I finished packing in two hours, and I feel as though I haven’t had the time to really give much though to my upcoming adventure. I couldn’t be…Read More
19 November 2016 7:36 a.m.: Hotel 1915 Breakfast was amazing! It started out with fresh fruit and blackberry juice. I, of course, ordered un cafe con leche and tried the tortilla española (see pic) which turned out to be this omelet with spinach, potatoes and tons of onions. Honestly, it…Read More
It has been a week since we came back from Costa Rica. After a whole week of exams and presentations, I eventually have time to look all the pictures and think about this wonderful experience. This Coffee tech program gave me the best Thanksgiving experience ever. We visited more than…Read More
“Pura Vida.” You could probably hear this term every single day in Costa Rica. The direct translation could be “pure life”, “hello”, “all good” or “this is life”, but these two words have a far more profound meaning to the Costa Rica culture. It means that no matter what your current…Read More
I have been back home for a few days now and already back into the normal routine. There are a few things that I miss about Costa Rica like the breathtaking views and the simple way of life, but I am happy to be back to hot water, my own…Read More
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