A Hike for Coffee: Men’s Talk

Part 5 of 5 After finally sipping that delicious coffee, I chose to hang out with these men of Waerebo. Some of them were with me on the hike the day before and really know how beaten I was. Then I just tell them that the coffee I just had was all worth the hike….

A Hike for Coffee: Waerebo Girl

Part 4 of 5 One of my favorite moment from the visit. This sweet little girl played with my friend’s phone and learnt how to take picture with it. She enthusiastically showed me the picture she just took; the picture of her own beloved village and also her very first shot! I really enjoyed taking…

A Hike for Coffee: Mama Bertha

Part 3 of 5 I talked to Mama Bertha that morning when she was just finished roasting coffee beans (trust me that’s one of the most heavenly aroma I smelled in months) and ground them. We talked a lot; about coffee, home, family and also food! She gave me a chance to help her ground…

A Hike for Coffee: Morning Routine

Part 2 of 5 As the morning broke, the ladies of Waerebo starting to get busy with their coffee-making routine. I spent the night there and as I woke up I walked out of the home and started to mingle and tried to give a hand (and also taking some photos, of course). I just…

A Hike for Coffee: Waerebo

Part 1 of 5 I visited Waerebo village last year and it was one of the most fascinating journeys I have ever had. I fell for the warmth of the people, the serene natural beauty surrounding the village and also … its delicious coffee. On the hike, just a few hundred meters after this turn…

Photo Tale: Mount Marapi

Oh wait.. this is the other Marapi… not the one in Java but this one is in West Sumatra. The glorious mountain lurked from the beautiful Ngarai Sihanok on her feet. Took this photo last year, part of the bunch of photos I took from the Geological field-trip I was participated in. Sumatra is so…