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Noteworthy Restrooms: Floral delight on a Guatemalan Macadamia Plantation

Thursday, January 9, 2014




Visit Valhalla, just outside Antigua

Just outside Antigua, Guatemala is a special Macadamia nut plantation called Valhalla owned by Lawrence (now Lorenzo) Gottschamer, an American, and his wife Emilia Aguirre. They consider themselves environmentalists and their plantation an experimental station. Their Valhalla project introduces ungrafted Macadamia seedlings to indigenous people as an