Not quite knowing what I was in for, I packed enough gluten-free snacks to survive a ten day excursion. Advil, digestive aids, immune boosters, toilet paper, sanitizer... but on the way to the airport, I panicked. What about coffee?!?!?!
Ken, our executive director, laughed at me. "We're going to the island of Java and you're worried about coffee. Where do you think the name 'java' for coffee came from?"
Hey! That's not fair. If I'm not allowed to drink anything but bottled water, how am I going to be able to drink coffee if it's not made with bottled water?
Kun-Yang came to the rescue, "Boiled water is safe to drink."
Ken and his first cup of java in Java:
My first cup of java:
mmmmmmmmm!!!! That's soooo good!!!!
So what's in the coffee?
Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson describe it better than I can:
And it is really good. Further research shows that a half pound of this stuff is sold for $40-$120 US dollars.