Guatemala is a small country in Central America, size of no larger than Arizona with population of about 11 million. Even though it is a tropical country the climate varies from tropical to down right freezing cold depending on altitude. there are said to be over 20 microclimates, 24 states and over 20 indigenous languages spoken. Volcanoes as high as 3800 meters make Guatemala one of the most breathtakingly beautiful countries. The coffees produced in higher elevations in rich volcanic soils are exceptionally high quality Arabica SHB beans.