I’ve been following Klaus Thomsen’s Facebook updates from throughout what sounds like a very busy and very enjoyable trip to Brazil recently. He’s got some awesome photos up on the Coffee Collective’s Flickr, and I’m posting here to urge you to check them out!
I went to the Coffee Collective’s blog page to see if Klaus had written anything about the trip yet—hopefully soon, Klaus?—and saw instead that Jordan Barber, a barista originally from Oregon and who had until this summer been working at Grumpy in NYC, will soon be closing up his summer vacay in Copenhagen, where he has enjoyed working for the Collective.
Makes me think about other people I know who have done interesting things with their summer vacations, such as Jolene Holland, a barista I met at Coffee Fest Minneapolis who, after working at a cafe in Chicago for a few years, was getting ready to go back to school this fall and wondered what she should do for her summer break—so she came to Portland, where she has been working at Water Avenue Coffee and Coffeehouse 5.
I’m interested in hearing about what other people have been up to, coffee wise, this summer… please let us know! Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to share your stories!