Visiting a coffee plantation April 29th 2009 We stopped in the town of Cotepec to find out where to go to see coffee plantations, knowing that they were nearby. It is a cute little town, clean and vibrant, albeit touristy. We went into a shop with a deli case that sold snacks and gifts, and into a ceramics shop for a look around before finding the toilets through the courtyard of the building. We were told there was a coffee shop down the ... read more
North America » Mexico » Veracruz » Coatepec The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
Experiencing new places has and will continue shaped who I am. I love to discover how other people live and incorporate what I can into the amalgamation of cultures I live in. I've moved around quite a bit throughout my life and will probably continue to do so for a while. I'm especially trying to find out about local history and culture through food and drink. Enjoy and learn from my stories, and send me some feedback!
(You probably can't make out the words in my profile photo, but I'm standing with one foot on each side of the US-Mexico border here... apparently I have a lot of these ph... full info