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On a coffee trip in Brazil (E-book)

On a coffee trip in Brazil
July 11, 2023
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When the trip to Brazil was suggested to me, I thought I would see yet another coffee producing country just on a larger scale. But I made a wrong assessment. Brazil, apart from what most of us know, i.e. carnival, samba, football and the majestic statue of Christ the Redeemer, hides unique treasures if you manage to discover them.

W ithout a doubt, three weeks is not enough time to explore this vast country, but it was enough to trigger me to do more research during and after my trip. So I discovered stories about people who carry the burden of the sustainability of the planet on their backs, others who pioneer in areas such as organic farming, but I also met new people who have a special interest in the primary sector."

The barrage of unprecedented fruits, trees, foods and drinks broadened my cognitive horizon. At the same time, during my lengthy research on the occasion of the thousands of stimuli that were given to me during my stay, several opinions that I had about a multitude of things were overturned. This is what made my trip even more meaningful and interesting. Brazil and Brazilians have won a big piece of my heart! Naturally, I was looking forward to returning to the magic of this place!"

...Όταν μου πρότειναν το ταξίδι στην Βραζιλία, θεώρησα ότι θα δω ακόμη μια χώρα με παραγωγή καφέ απλώς σε μεγαλύτερη κλίμακα. Έκανα, όμως, λανθασμένη εκτίμηση. Η Βραζιλία, εκτός από όσα γνωρίζουμε οι περισσότεροι, δηλαδή, το καρναβάλι, τη σάμπα, το ποδόσφαιρο και το μεγαλοπρεπές άγαλμα του Χριστού Λυτρωτή, κρύβει μοναδικούς θησαυρούς, αρκεί να καταφέρεις να τους ανακαλύψεις...