Dangerous Grounds: Himalayan Outpost Pictures
Go behind the scenes as Todd Carmichael attempts a seemingly impossible task -- finding unspoiled coffee beans in Nepal, the birthplace of Buddha.
dangerous-grounds-201-nepal-ss-001Todd Carmichael crosses a suspension bridge in Nepal after promising celebrity chef, Stephen Starr, that he could find the perfect coffee beans for his restaurants. 960 1280
dangerous-grounds-201-nepal-ss-004Todd talks to the owner of a Nepali roaster about processing coffee in such high humidity. Every bag of Nepalese coffee that's made it to the states has been covered in mold, so if Todd can find the right beans, he’ll have to get them from the farm to the processor in 24 hours or they will spoil. 960 1280
dangerous-grounds-203-guatemala-ss-001Todd Carmichael talks with the owners of a coffee plantation in Guatemala. Will they let Todd in on the secret of how to get Guatemala’s best coffee beans out of the country? 960 1280
dangerous-grounds-203-guatemala-ss-002This Steampunk coffee-brewing machine will revolutionize the way coffee is served in cafes. Todd has been tasked with finding the perfect coffee that will be used when this machine is demonstrated in Boston at the country’s biggest coffee convention, the Specialty Coffee Expo. 960 1280
dangerous-grounds-203-guatemala-ss-004Guatemala -- one of the world’s happiest countries -- has coffee beans that are famous for their orange-like smell and caramel flavor. 960 1280
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