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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Coffee at Uru

Yesterday we visited the KNCU coffe cooperative at Uru-Msuni for a coffee tour and overnight camp.

On arrival the group was greeted with delicious hot coffee:


 Then we went for a tour of a working smallholder coffee farm:


And ground, roasted, and brewed our own coffee:

Then we visited some cultural tourism sites like the nearby Chagga cave, a replica of a traditional refuge for Chagga people during wartime:

 The night was clear and starry so we awoke to a good view of Kilimanjaro from the camp. Here is the starry night with a motorcycle passing by:

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