Monthly Archives: April 2014

Signature Blends

Signature Blends are a combination of Single Origin gourmet coffee beans providing unique flavor profiles. Our collaboration for deriving a blend is a group effort.  After cupping and identifying each bean’s flavor characteristic the fun begins.  Some beans offer depth and body while others bring acidity and brightness to the flavor.  Somewhat like chefs, our pallet of flavors is the canvas to explore new and remarkable taste in the cup by bring certain coffee together in a melding pot.  Our blended coffees are a labor of love for the extraordinary taste that can be created.  Take time to explore all of our signature blend coffees.

Coffee Amusement Park – Enjoy a Cup and Have Fun With Coffee!

The Park of the National Coffee is localized roughly to Montenegro, Quindío, 160 north miles of Bogota in the axis of the region of the coffee of Colombia.

This park an alternative amusement park is at the American amusement parks of the style. It has been founded in 1995 by the National Federation of Farmers of the Coffee of Colombia and the Committee of Farmers of the Coffee of Quindío. The mission of the organization without lucrative goal who directs the park keep the cultural inheritance and history of coffee in Colombia.

What returns this park different of in others? What made it a success like a local and national attraction?

The park is localized in a small and beautiful valley. To reach the park, the visitors take a funicular that offers a magnificent view of the whole region. The hills are planted with coffee, bananas, fruit trees, flowers and other local plants. The farmers in the region developed the best techniques of coffee culture, crop and treatment. They also kept the manner to live and traditions of the first colonists that Juan Valdez represents with authenticity. The visitors can walk along a track that allows them to touch, odor and to touch in thin top all varieties of coffee plants grown a lot in Colombia other of a lot of countries around the world. The track splits at the end. A path leads to the auditorium where two times per day a troop of the dance executes the dances typical of the region. The other path leads to several stations where the visitors learn about.

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A path leads to the auditorium where two times per day a troop of the dance executes the dances typical of the region. The other path leads to several stations where the visitors learn about culture of coffee. The two directions finally converge on a big colonial square that characterizes a lot of statuaries and stores. In time different of the year, the square is where the celebrations for the different festivities take place. Christmastime is a good weather in the park, including stages of the Nativity live and lights everywhere. As is customary with all amusement park, every section has different names. “Zoned them Cafetera cut” (the zone of coffee) milked a Spectacle of Coffee, Ecological Track and the Museum of Coffee. The Coffee of the del of the “folk Spectacle” has the quick, talented and colorful dancers who paint history and traditions cultural of coffee.It is heartwarming to see the crowds reacting with enthusiasm, pride and patriotism during the show.

Coffee is a part very important of the economy in Colombia and a positive contributor to social increase:

The ecological attractions include the shady bamboo afforests and nurseries of the coffee lower-case letters where the visitors learn as the beans go from the seed to the cup. The visitors are exposed to coffee to grow directly, while choosing, of reducing, to dry, of shelling and export some preparations. The Colombian and international tourists walk the reading of tracks sign and learn about the coffee beans. There is the extended and varied flower gardens everywhere. The museum has several pieces with

There is the extended and varied flower gardens everywhere. The museum has several pieces with the very complete information and the exhibitions about coffee made a culture and trade. The museum also exposes a very good 3D movie about the daily life of a farmer of the Colombian coffee. It is an unique way to feel like a Juan Valdez in the pictures, so only for one short time! What would an amusement park be of course, without the walks? The Park of Coffee characterizes all waited walks and attractions for these adults who look for the thrills and for the children also. For example, the walk of the rollercoaster of the Cyclone is a very passionate. There are some carousels, the bumper to go for a walk, bumper cars, by boat go-carts only, double go-carts and the “Cumbres” walks of free fall.

There is also a walk of train that is appropriated very since the transportation of train was a main means and transportation for development of coffee. The panoramic gondola elevator is a big path to look at the whole park and to like the beauty of the surrounding mountains and region of valley. There are the attractions of children with usual mascots who carry the costumes of popular television and characters of the spectacle. A musical spectacle interesting has orchids of the animatronic colored. The orchid is the national flower of Colombia. The “lake of the legends” is one where the visitors can like walks of boat and the thrillers of water. Is it also an interesting region to learn about the myths and did legends associate with the coffee plantations, a lot of which is the part of local history telling.…