Posts Tagged ‘Yemen’

Meet Our Mocha Java Blend

The story of the famous Mocha Java Blend likely began over a thousand years ago. We don’t know for sure when coffee, born in Ethiopia, first crossed the Red Sea into Yemen but coffee may have been cultivated in Yemen as early as the sixth or seventh century.  By the late 1500’s coffee was an Read more

Flight to Ethiopia

After leaving my house 39 hours ago, I finally made it into Ethiopia. First a ten hour flight, then three hours to Amsterdam, eight hours to Nairobi and then this morning’s final two hour Kenya flight into Addis Ababa. The sunrise view from the Nairobi airport was terrific, just as the low-lying clouds melted away Read more